William & Mary

Emergency Information

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William & Mary is operating normally and there are no special advisories in effect. In an emergency, call 911 or W&M Police at 757-221-4596. Additional campus and local resources are available for special information and assistance. More...

The College of William and Mary is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for its students, faculty, employees and visitors to learn, teach, work and enjoy our beautiful campus and all it offers.

In pursuit of that goal the College takes a comprehensive approach to protecting the College community and preparing for any emergency. Although a university campus is among the safest places you can be, we work every day to make our campus safer.

Information provided here will help you familiarize yourself with emergency planning at the College and to prepare yourself in case of an emergency.

The ability to deal with any incident depends on good communication. The College is committed to informing the community of an emergency, disaster or potential disaster immediately upon determining the nature of the emergency. It is important, however, for you to take an active role in staying informed.

Using the College's emergency notification systems, the Emergency Management Team will immediately notify the campus community of a confirmed emergency or dangerous situation that presents an immediate threat to the health or safety of the community.