Marquette University strives to provide a safe environment for members of the community to live, work and study. The Department of Public Safety coordinates with the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and other departments to provide safety resources and emergency response or assistance.

In ALL emergencies, dial 288-1911 for Public Safety emergency

NOTE: Dialing 9-911 on a campus phone will connect you with the Milwaukee
Police and Fire Emergency Management System. These agencies are not familiar
with the specific campus layout. Dialing the Public Safety emergency line,
288-1911 (on campus x8-1911) will allow Public Safety officers to respond
immediately; the Public Safety Department will call 911 for EMS activation and
response coordination.

The following numbers are provided for routine calls and non-emergency
situations. Use of these numbers will provide a prompt response from the
responsible department and keep the necessary lines free for emergencies.
All calls to Public Safety are voice and TTY capable.

Key Emergency Contact Information
Department of Public Safety 288-6800 voice/TTY
Information Technology Help Desk 288-7799
Facilities Services 288-7043
Residence Life Facilities Staff 288-7208
Environmental Health and Safety Concerns 288-8411
Risk Finance and Insurance/Claim information 288-1552

Public Safety has developed an Emergency Procedures Guide pdf document which is a quick reference guide for responding to a variety of campus emergencies. Additional copies of this guide are available from the Department of Public Safety or contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety and the Office of Risk Management.

The university maintains a Critical Incident Management Plan to address large scale
emergency situations, and various committees and departments have
knowledge and training to manage crisis situations that may occur in the
campus area.

If you are unsure of what you need to do in your building, please contact the
Department of Public Safety at 288-6800


Mission Statement

The Risk Unit is responsible for evaluating loss exposures, assessing liability, handling claims, promoting internal controls and developing effective safety and health programs. The corporate and student insurance plans are managed by this unit.