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Safety and Emergency Preparedness

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University Operating Status
Georgetown’s Main, Medical, and School of Continuing Studies campuses OPEN on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

During inclement weather, please check the university's operating status or call the weather hotline at (202) 687.7669 for updates.

Georgetown uses an integrated approach to safety and security on campus and in the surrounding community, coordinating a network designed to provide a safe environment, to prevent problems before they occur, to respond swiftly and effectively when problems arise and to maintain essential services and business operations after a serious incident. In the event of any emergency situation on campus, members of the campus community should call the Georgetown University Police Department at (202) 687.4343.

During inclement weather, please check here or call our telephone hotline at (202) 687.7669 (SNOW) to get the latest updates on the university's operating status.  This website will also be updated as information is available in the event of emergencies on campus.

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) notifies the campus community through Public Safety Alerts (PSAs) when crimes are reported to DPS or the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department which the university believes represent a threat to its students or employees. Read the latest alerts.

Emergency Contact Information
Georgetown University Police Department (202) 687.4343
Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (GERMS) (202) 687.HELP or 687.4357
Mental Health Emergencies (202) 687.6985

After Hours:
(202) 444.PAGE (444.7243)
Ask to speak with the Counseling Center doctor-on-call.

Chaplain in Residence On-Call (During the academic year)

(202) 677.0361

HOYAlert is the university's emergency notification system. Receive important, emergency information via text message, non-GU voicemail, and non-GU email. Enroll in HOYAlert.

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