University Safety and Assurances

Emergency Contacts


Emergency Contacts

  • Medical, Fire, Life Threatening Situations
Dial 9-911 from any campus phone
Dial (414) 229-9911 from a cell phone
University Police Department
Norris Health Center 229-4716
University Safety & Assurances 229-6339
Facility Services
Building Emergency Services
229-4742 (day)
229-4652 (evening)
Dean of Students 229-4632
S.A.F.E. Line

Harsh weather can occasionally force the cancellation of classes and public events. The university community can learn about cancellations by calling the S.A.F.E. Line (formerly the ‘Sno Joke line), as well as tuning in to local radio and TV broadcasts


How to Request Assistance When Calling From a Cell Phone

  • Dial (414) 229-9911
  • You will be connected with the UWM University Police Dispatcher
  • Provide information on your exact location and the nature of the emergency
  • Remain on the phone until the dispatcher has all necessary information
  • University Police will respond accordingly
Requesting Emergency Assistance from a Cellphone