Emergency Numbers

617-353-2121

BU Police

Charles River Campus

617-414-4444

BUMC Public Safety

Medical Campus

911

Local Dispatcher

Off campus

In the Event of a Life-threatening Emergency

  • If you are on the Charles River campus call the Boston University Police at 617-353-2121 (3-2121 on a campus phone).
  • If you are on the Boston University Medical Campus, call Public Safety at 617-414-4444.
  • If you are not on campus call 911.

True medical emergencies are transported by ambulance to local hospital emergency departments in Boston. Student Health Services will call to follow up on your emergency and will help to arrange additional care when needed.

BU Emergency Resources

BU Police

Call for fire, ambulance

617-353-2121 (3-2121 on a campus phone)

Primary Care

Call for medical emergencies

617-353-3575

Behavioral Medicine

Call for mental health emergencies

617-353-3569

Sexual Assault Response & Prevention

617-353-7277 (SARP)

More SARP Emergency Information

Community Emergency Resources

Poison Control Center

617-232-2120

www.childrenshopsital.org

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center

617-492-RAPE or 800-841-8371

www.barcc.org