Urgent Campus Information

Information will be shared here during emergencies for which San Diego State University has activated emergency communications.

Emergency Services

During emergencies, 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].

Campus Contacts

Partial Power Outage at SDSU Imperial Valley, Calexico

SDSU Imperial Valley, Calexico is experiencing an unplanned partial power outage on campus today, Friday, Dec. 1. SDSU Imperial Valley, Brawley and SDSU in San Diego are not impacted. While an earthquake was reported in the region last night, November 30, at 11:43 p.m., the partial power outage is not related to the earthquake. 

Friday, December 1, at 9:42 a.m.: SDSU Alert: A partial power outage has been reported at SDSU Imperial Valley, Calexico today, Friday, Dec. 1. The Imperial Irrigation District (IID) is already on site to assess the outage. SDSU Imperial Valley Brawley and SDSU in San Diego are not impacted by the outage. The power outage is not related to last night’s earthquake. Updates to come. Information at Urgent.sdsu.edu. 

Friday, December 1, at 11:49 a.m.: SDSU Alert: Following a partial power outage at SDSU Imperial Valley, Calexico, power has been fully restored to campus. SDSU Imperial Valley, Brawley and SDSU in San Diego were not impacted by the outage. Information at Urgent.sdsu.edu. 

Reporters seeking information should contact

La Monica Everett-Haynes
Associate Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Strategic Communications and Public Affairs
[email protected]

Cory Marshall
Senior Director of Media Relations
[email protected]

Raquel Herriott
Public Information Officer
University Police Department
[email protected]

Sign up to receive SDSU Emergency Notifications

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. Students, faculty and staff automatically receive emergency notifications, and others can opt in to receive information from SDSU.