Penn State Harrisburg

Emergencies

In an emergency dial 911 from all campus phones. This will put you in contact with the Dauphin County Emergency Communications Center. Let the operator know that you are calling from the Penn State Harrisburg Campus and follow their instructions. They will dispatch the University Police and other emergency resources to your location.

In case of fire, residents should evacuate and call 911.

Emergency Phones

Emergency phones are located on campus in the parking lot at the rear of Olmsted. These phones are to be used only in case of an emergency and will connect you directly to the Dauphin County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center.

Non-Emergency Number

(717) 948-6232 or just 6232 from any campus phone

Between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, a member of police services will be there to answer your calls.

In the evenings and on weekends when there may not be office coverage, you will receive a recording that will remind you to call 911 in the event of an emergency if the call is not an emergency you will be instructed to leave a message. Or if you wish to talk to an officer the message will instruct you to call the officer on their cellular phone at (717) 979-7976.

Local Hospitals

  • Harrisburg Hospital — S. Front Street, Harrisburg (717) 782 3131

  • Hershey Medical Center — 500 University Drive, Hershey (717) 531 8521

  • Polyclinic Medical Center — 2601 N. Third Street, Harrisburg (717) 782 4141