Urgent Campus Information

Reporters seeking information during emergencies should contact the following:

La Monica Everett-Haynes

Associate Vice President of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs
and Chief Communications Officer
Phone (619) 594-0232
[email protected]

Cory Marshall

Senior Director of Media Relations
Phone (619) 594-0279
[email protected]


New Safety and Wellness Digest

San Diego State University is launching a new, twice-monthly e-newsletter designed to provide students, faculty, staff, parents and families with safety, health and well-being-related news and information. The newsletter will also include information about campus community events and also activities, events and programs designed to provide a safe alternative for students. 

Sign up to receive SDSU Alert

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  • Students: Make sure your contact information is up to date through my.SDSU
  • Faculty and Staff: Register through SDSU PeopleSoft.
  • Auxilary employees: Register using the online form.
  • Parents, Relatives and Community Members: Register through SDSU Alert.

SDSU has established a notification system that is capable of sending text (also known as SMS) and e-mail messages in the event of a campus-wide emergency or health and safety concern. It is not intended to supplant any personal emergency contact information you may have provided to Human Resources.

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Download the "SDSU Safe" App

Social Media

The university has several social media channels you can follow to stay updated on campus emergencies:

News and Information on Twitter (@SDSU)

News and Information on Facebook (facebook.com/SanDiegoState)

SDSU Police Department traffic, parking and emergency updates on Twitter (@SDSUPD)

SDSU Police Department traffic, parking and emergency updates on Facebook

Emergency Services

During emergenices, dial 9-1-1 or use any emergency blue light duress phone located throughout campus. If you are unable to call, text to 9-1-1 is available within San Diego County. Individuals should text if they are:

  • Deaf or hard of hearing, non-verbal or have difficulty speaking;
  • Experiencing a situation where it is unsafe to call 9-1-1 for help;
  • Or in a medical emergency and cannot speak on the phone.

To report a non-emergency, dial 619-594-1991 and select option 1 from the menu to speak with a police dispatcher. If you are unable to call the non-emergency line, you may email [email protected]