Instructions for reporting emergencies

Bechtel Engineering Center Emergency Plan

Employees shall report any fire or other emergency situation to the UC Berkeley Police Department (UCPD) by dialing 911 on any campus phone or (510) 642-3333 via cell.

Important Phone Numbers

The following phone numbers can be posted in the work place for easy reference.

Campus telephone numbers for life-threatening emergencies
From Landlines: 911
Via Cell: (510) 642-3333

Telephone number for non-life threatening emergencies
UCPD (non-emergency line): (510) 642-6760
EH&S: (510) 642-3073
Facilities Services: (510) 642-1032
Custodial Services: (510) 642-6515

Where to get information during a large-scale emergency

  • Campus Nixle messages via email and text (sign-up
  • Campus emergency information line: 1 (800) 705-9998
  • Campus website or emergency web site: or
  • Campus radio station: KALX 90.7 FM
  • Local radio stations: KCBS 740 AM, KGO 810 AM
  • City of Berkeley emergency radio station: 1610 AM
  • Campus-managed social media: @UCBerkeley (Twitter) or