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There is currently no known emergency at Otis.

In the case of an emergency, otis will communicate to students, faculty, and staff via this web page, our emergency website, e-mail, telephone, and text messaging through our mass alert system.

More immediate Los Angeles area information may be available at: as well as KNX 1070 AM or KFWB 980 AM Radio.

During an emergency, campus officials will work as quickly as possible to provide accurate information through the phone and website listed above.

If you need to report an injury, accident, or emergency situation on campus, dial 911 from a campus phone. (You do not need to dial 9 first to get an outside line.)  If you are calling from a mobile phone or from off-campus, dial 911. You should also notify Campus Security, x6965 from any campus phone or (310) 665-6965.


Additional Emergency and Campus Safety information for students

For emergency medical care please use the facilities recommended by our Urgent Care and Local Hospitals page.

If you are a student in crisis and need assistance, please visit the Counseling Services area.

If you are a victim of sexual assault, please consult this information

For more information regarding on-campus safety and security, go to Campus Safety.

Important Numbers

Main Campus (310) 665-6800
Security (310) 665-6965
Police and Medical 911
Campus Emergency Information (888) 751-7523
Counseling and Psychological Services (310) 665-6968
Student Affairs (310) 665-6960

Other Sources of Emergency Information

Centers for Disease Control
World Health Organization
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
California Department of Public Health

Emergency Preparedness

Are you prepared for an emergency? Most of us are not. The best way to get ready is to follow the recommendations of your local authorities and emergency services. For Otis emergency procedures, please review the Emergency Procedure Handbook (PDF).