There are 60 Emergency Police telephones at strategic locations throughout the UAMS Campus. All Emergency Police phones are highly visible and are accessible to persons in wheelchairs. A flashing blue light on a pole marks the location. By simply opening the call box cover and picking up the receiver or pushing the red button, you have a direct line to the police dispatcher 24 hours a day for any emergency or police assistance service.

UAMS Physical Plant employs a full-time locksmith and 24-hour maintenance is available by contacting UAMS Central Control at 686-6424. The security of the campus key system is tightly controlled, with keys issued only by signed authorization of an employee’s supervisor.

Fire alarms in campus buildings are connected to a remote alarm system at UAMS Central Control. If a fire is detected in any building or on the grounds, call 686-5333. Repairs to campus buildings and grounds involving personal safety or the security of property are given priority over all others.

Some campus buildings are open at night; you are urged to give special attention to safety when using campus buildings after regular business hours. Students should not study alone in public areas and should stay in well-lighted spaces. Doors to private study and work areas should be kept locked. Exterior doors are closed and opened by UAMS Police in accordance with a schedule related to evening use of each building. To report an unlocked building or office or any security problem, call 686-7777. More information on the UAMS Police Department.