Department of Emergency Management


Key Campus Contacts

Emergency: 911
University Police
Non-Emergencies: 805-756-2281

Information Sources

Cal Poly Emergency Information Call Center*


Emergency Alert System*

920 AM, 1400 AM, 98.1 FM, 1610 AM (Cal Poly)


* only activated during emergencies

Additional Information

Content is Maintained by Department of Emergency Management

Phone: 805-756-6658

Stranger or Unauthorized Activity & Suspicious Objects

Stranger or Unauthorized Activity

  • Do not physically confront the person.
  • Do not let anyone into a locked building/office.
  • Do not block the person's access to an exit.
  • Call 911 from a campus telephone and provide as much information as possible about the person and their direction of travel.

Suspicious Objects

  • Do not touch or disturb the object.
  • Do not use your cell phone in close range of the object.
  • Warn others to stay away from the object.
  • Call 911 from a campus telephone.
  • Notify your supervisor.
  • Be prepared to evacuate.