Any threat to life and/or property that requires immediate response from police, fire or medical services.
• Serious injury or illness
• Crime in progress
• Fire or explosion
If you are unsure if an incident is an emergency, call 911.
To report an emergency on campus:
• Make sure you are in a safe location, otherwise find one
• Do not attempt to interfere with the situation, except for self-protection
• Observe the activity from a safe distance
• Call 911
• Tell the dispatcher:
- Your location
- Phone number from which you are calling
- Nature of the emergency
• Do not hang up unless your safety is threatened or you are told to do so
• Watch for arrival of emergency personnel and direct them
• After emergency personnel arrive,stay out of the way but do not leave
Clery Act Crimes:
Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter, Negligent Manslaughter, Sex Offenses (Forcible and Non-forcible), Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Motor Vehicle Theft, Arson and Hate Crimes as defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook.
To report a Clery Act crime:
Any Clery Act crime committed on or near University of Miami campuses should be reported to the following:
• Coral Gables Campus
: University of Miami Police Department.
• Medical Campus
(Miller School of Medicine & UHealth): Medical Security Department
• Marine Campus
(Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science): Emergency Preparedness and Campus Safety Manager and local police
• For all other UM locations: University of Miami Police Department and local police
Please refer to the University’s Timely Warning Policy
for more information about this reporting requirement.