An emergency, disaster, accident or injury can occur at any time and without warning. Listed below are all the emergency as well as non-emergency numbers at UBC to assist you with getting to help as quickly as possible.
What are the Emergency and Essential Phone Numbers?
|Campus First Aid
(UBC Workers Only)
|Hazardous Material Response
(Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services)
|UBC Hospital Urgent Care
(8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
|Poison Control Centre||604-682-5050|
(For an Emergency call 911)
Download the UBC Emergency & Safety Contacts Poster (WORD)
Download the UBC Emergency & Safety Contacts Poster (PDF)
What information is required when I dial 911?
- Describe the Emergency
- Building Name
- Building Address & Room #
- Phone Number
- Do NOT hang up as additional information may be needed
When should I call 911?
- An event that involves an immediate threat to a person or property (e.g. bomb threat, attack, gunshot, fire, car accident)
- Medical emergency (e.g. fall, head trauma, severe burn, uncontrollable bleeding, persistent or sudden chest pain, breathing emergency, severely altered level of consciousness)
- A serious crime that is in progress or that has just occurred (e.g. sexual assault, robbery, fight, break and enter [if there is a suspect on scene] or a report of an impaired driver)
How do I know if it is an emergency?
- Err on the side of caution. Tell someone: a co-worker, a supervisor or call 911
What other resources are available?
|Access & Diversity||604-822-5844|
|AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC)||604-827-5180|
|Building Operations Call Centre (Trouble Calls)||604-822-2173|
|Counselling Services – Employee & Family Assistance Plan (Faculty & Staff)||1-800-387-4765|
|Counselling Services (Students)||604-822-3811|
|Equity & Inclusion Office||604-822-6353|
|Fire Department (Fire Prevention)||311|
|Office of the Ombudsperson for Students||604-822-6149|
|RCMP – University Detachment||604-224-1322|
|Risk Management Services||604-822-2029|
|Student Health Services||604-822-7011|