In Case of Emergency

Use the information below in the event of an emergency, and to reach Orientation Office staff during an orientation on-campus event.

In case of Medical Emergency, dial 911.


ORIENTATION Emergency Number


Please only use this number in the event of a true emergency to locate an orientation participant. Be prepared to provide: full student name, college affiliation, academic area(s) of interest. Knowing this information will allow us to locate the student more effectively.

Emergency Status

The resources below will provide up-to-date information in the event of a major emergency on campus (e.g. earthquake, etc).

CruzAlert Emergency Notification System

CruzAlert is UCSC's emergency notification system, which is used to quickly communicate information during emergency situations.

UCSC Emergency Management website

If a campus emergency occurs, please check this website for important information, which will be posted as quickly as possible. You can also call 459-INFO or tune to KZSC 88.1 FM for updates.

831-459-info (4636)

UCSC Emergency Status Hotline

UCSC Main Web Page,

UCSC Radio Station: KZSC Santa Cruz 88.1 FM

View the Orientation-Carriage House Emergency Action Plan