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 a Medical Emergency, dial 911.

ORIENTATION Emergency Number

  • 831-212-1657
  • 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, and 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

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.

UCSC Emergency Status Hotline

  • 831-459-info (4636)

UCSC Main Web Page:

UCSC Radio Station: KZSC Santa Cruz 88.1 FM