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How to Prepare

Cover of the Emergency Procedures pamphlet.Every Cal Poly Pomona employee should be prepared for emergencies by learning basic emergency procedures and maintaining a small personal emergency kit in their office and vehicle. Read this site several times and bookmark the page. Print a copy of the Emergency Procedures (PDF).

Stay calm and react sensibly. 

The success of any emergency plan will depend on the thoughtful and cooperative response by all campus personnel pulling together.

At work you should: 

  • Be familiar with your building’s floor plan. 
  • Know where the stairs and fire extinguishers are located.
  • Enroll in a first-aid/CPR class. 
  • Prepare your area for earthquakes by securing and anchoring equipment and furniture, including bookshelves, cabinets and computers. 
  • Visit and get to know your building marshal.

Related Links


  • Dial 911 on a campus phone
  • Dial (909) 869-3070 from a mobile device
  • Blue Light Emergency Phones on campus connect with University Police

University Police

  • (909) 869-3070

Counseling Services

  • (909) 869-3220
  • After hours: (909) 869-3220, then press option 2

Student Health Services

  • (909) 869-4000
  • After hours nurse hotline: (855) 868-4945

Emergency Hotline

  • (866) 869-7659 or (866) 869-POLY

Environmental Health & Safety

  • (909) 869-4697

Facilities Management

  • (909) 869-3030