You may connect directly with Police, Fire and Ambulance by dialing 911.
University of Alberta Protective Services can be reached at 780.492.5050 24 hours a day.
Our residences are very secure, but thefts do occur from time to time. Follow the tips below and prevent being victimized:
Ancillary Services has developed the emergency response procedures to inform community members on the appropriate response to the potential emergencies that may occur within residences.
Fire alarms may sound differently depending on which residence you live in. You can listen to variations of different fire alarms online here:
Familiarize yourself with the Emergency Evacuation Signs located in your unit. When you hear a fire alarm, immediately follow these directions to the nearest exit and Muster Point:
*this graphic is an example of a notice posted in Lister Centre
You MUST leave the building even if you believe the alarm is a drill. Do not return to the building until the Fire Warden has given you permission to return. Your safety is the most important factor - don't take the chance the alarm isn't a drill.
Each residence has building and floor wardens to help you in the event of a fire. They are trained to help non-ambulatory residents to safe areas and report the location of trapped or injured occupants to responding firefighters.
Fire alarm equipment (smoke detectors, pull stations, sprinklers, fire hoses, extinguishers, etc.) are there for your protection. Tampering with them can result in many consequences, even expulsion from the University or criminal charges.
For your safety, the following items are NOT ALLOWED in residence:
Watch out for fire exits in your unit and make sure they aren't blocked with furniture or belongings.
Smoke detectors have been installed in all units. Report malfunctions to the Residence Services office. If the detector begins to indicate trouble by continuously beeping, please complete a maintenance request immediately and Maintenance will replace the battery.