Security and Emergency

PSR is committed to the safety of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Please follow the instructions below to ensure your own safety while on campus.

Emergency Numbers

  • Police and Fire emergency: call 911
  • Emergency from your cell phone: 510/981-5911
  • Berkeley Police, non-emergency: 510/981-5900
  • Berkeley Fire, non-emergency:  510/981-3473
  • Suicide Prevention/Crisis Intervention: 510/849-2212 
  • Poison Control: 800/523-2222

Report an Incident

Fill out an incident report online, or pick one up by the front desk in Holbrooke.

Night Escort Services

An on-site uniformed security guard (with experience in emergency response and CPR) is available on Holy Hill Monday through Thursday from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm for escorting PSR, CDSP, and GTU faculty, staff, and students to parking lots or other nearby locations by calling 510/649-2450.

In addition, UC Berkeley operates free night safety services including a night walking escort service between 6:00 pm and 3:00 am, a shuttle around the UC Berkeley campus between 7:30 pm and 3:00 am, and a door-to-door shuttle service from 3:00 am to 5:30 am. Call 510/642-9255 or learn more

Closest ER:

Alta Bates Hospital - 7 mins away by car
2450 Ashby Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705

Closest Kaiser Facility:

For students with Kaiser Health Insurance Program for Students, the closest facility is in Oakland. (Directions)
12-15 minutes by car

Hospitals Sensitive to Financial Situations (Low Cost, etc):

Alameda County Medical Center: Highland Hospital - 17 minutes away
1411 E. 31st Street
Oakland, CA 94602

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