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BC EMERGENCY - Campus Preparedness & Emergency Information

Reporting Emergencies & Contacts



In the case of an emergency situation on campus where you need immediate help such as police or an ambulance due to an accident, injury or suspicious activity or other emergency; contact the Boston College Police Department at:



Use Blue Light Call Boxes on Campus


  • When calling, stay calm and carefully explain the problem and location to the Dispatcher.

  • DO NOT hang up until told to do so.
  • Keep calm.  Keep others calm until help arrives.


In the event of a fire:

  • Evacute the building
  • Activate building fire alarm system
  • Call 911


Non-emergency situations

Please check our web resources for further information and contacts for on and off campus.