Safety and Emergencies


Emergency Numbers

Police and Fire emergency: call 911
Berkeley Police, non-emergency: 510/644-6743
Berkeley Fire, non-emergency: 510/644-6723
Suicide Prevention/Crisis Intervention: 510/849-2212
Poison Control: 800/523-2222

Night Escort Services

An on-site uniformed security guard (with experience in emergency response and CPR) patrols the GTU library and nearby school buildings. The guard is on site most days Monday thru Thursday 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Friday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. If you would like the guard to escort you to parking lots or other nearby locations call 510/649-2450 during those times.

In addition, UC Berkeley operates a night escort service between 6:00 pm and 2:00 am; call 510/642-9255.