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Emergency Numbers

Orono Campus Phones (581 prefix): Fire, Police, Ambulance 911

Cell Phone and Pay Phones on campus: 581-4040

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From 581 phones: Police, Ambulance & Fire 911

From 866 phones: Police, Ambulance and Fire 581-4040 or 911

Call boxes that connect you directly with UMaine Public Safety are located throughout the campus. The call boxes are identified by a blue Emergency light & sign at outdoor locations and by a red 911 phone sign indoors. There are campus phones near the Maine Card readers at all residence halls.

Note: For those using VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) telephone service, dial 581-4040 for emergencies on campus. When off-campus, check with your local emergency service providers (as 911 will not work on VoIP telephones).

Type of Emergency

Number to Call
Bomb Threat 911
Chemical Spills 911
Criminal & Suspicious Acts 911
Disease/Illness See explanation
Emergency Action Plan 911
Explosion 911
Fire 911
Handicapped See explanation
Maintenance Days: 1-4400
Nights & Weekends: 1-4040
Medical Emergency 911
Cutler Health Center 1-4000
Eastern Maine Medical Center Emergency: 973-8000
Non-Emergency: 973-7000
St. Joseph Hospital Emergency: 262-5000
Non-Emergency: 262-1000
Oil/Fuel Spills & Gas Leaks 911
Police 911
Radiation 911
Shelter-in-place emergency instructions 1-3473
Student Medical Aid 911 or 1-4000
Suspicious Mail 911
Utility Interruption Days: 1-4400
Nights & Weekends: 1-4040
Weather 581-SNOW (581-7669)
Workplace injuries & Illnesses 911 or 1-2367


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Emergency Information
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System