Medical Emergency

Call 9-911 from an on-campus phone or 911 from a cell phone to report an emergency that requires immediate assistance from police and rescue personnel.

After you call 911, immediately call 401.865.2222 or press the emergency button on any Blue Light phone to notify the Office of Public Safety. Report the following information:

  1. Your name and call back number.
  2. Nature of the injury/incident.
  3. Location – building and room number.
  4. Victim(s) conscious and/or breathing?
  5. Number of people involved.
    • If possible, stay on the phone with the operator.
    • Render first aid or CPR, if appropriate, and ONLY IF you have been trained and feel comfortable doing so.
    • If possible, isolate the affected person(s), being careful not to move them until help arrives.