CSD Handbook

Emergency Procedures


To report an emergency, dial 310-434-4300 or 911 from a campus phone. 

Emergency Checklist 

  • Call Campus Police (310-434-4300) from a College phone to report any emergencies. 
  • Persons with disabilities—go to stairway landings and wait for emergency rescue personnel. Stairwells are constructed with a higher fire rating than any other areas of a building. Emergency personnel responding to the building will be checking the stairway landings for persons with disabilities upon their arrival. 
  • Remain calm and walk—do not run. 
  • During an evacuation, do NOT use the elevator. Take the stairs. 
  • Do NOT use fire alarms for individual emergencies. Use fire alarms in the event of a fire or the evacuation of a building. 
  • In the event of a lockdown—Shelter in place, stay clear of windows and wait for updates via phone, text and email. 
  • Print out, and read, the emergency procedures booklet. 

For more information go to the Emergency Preparedness website.  

To be prepared at home: Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be informed.