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 are located throughout campus. They can be mounted on poles (topped by a blue light) or wall-mounted in elevators and hallways as a callbox.
There is no dialing or number keypad.
To activate the phone:
- Pick up the receiver.
- Press the red button (some do not have red buttons and will activate immediately after picking up the receiver).
- The call will be answered by the Dauphin County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center.
These phones are to be used only in case of an emergency.
In the evenings and on weekends when there may not be office coverage, call the 717-948-6232 number and select option two (2) on the recording to be connected to the on-duty officer. You may also call 717-558-6900 in which Dauphin County Dispatch will connect you with an officer
AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Locations
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) devices are located throughout the campus.
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