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Flu Information
For information of the virus, what TCU is doing about it and a collection of resources, click here.

Report an Emergency
To report an emergency at TCU, call Campus Police at 817-257-7777 from any phone or emergency call box marked with a bright blue light.

Emergency Resources
• Emergency Preparedness – 817-257-4747 (office)
• Campus Police – 817-257-7777
• Safety and Risk Management – 817-257-6363 (office)
• Health Center – 817-257-7938 or 817-257-7940

Emergency Notification
At TCU, campus safety is a top priority. To that end, the university places a priority on informing faculty, staff and students about campus emergencies. In the event of an emergency or weather-related closures or delays, TCU will inform the campus through a variety of communication methods using a multi-tiered approach..
• TCU Alert (text and campus-wide email)
• TCU home page
• Recorded information line (817-257-INFO or 4636; toll free at 1-866-321-7428)
If you are a member of the media working on deadline and have questions about TCU, please call the Office of Communication at 817-257-7810 or 817-454-0996 after hours.

Weather Information
Because spring and summer weather is volatile and can change at any time, students, faculty and staff should not wait for storm information from TCU ALERT. Rather, they should monitor local news reports via television, radio or the Internet and listen for sirens (if the situation calls for such action), which will be activated by the City of Fort Worth's Department of Emergency Preparedness.  For more information on campus shelters and other tips on how to protect yourself during a storm, visit TCU's Risk Management's Web site.

Safety Tips

  • Call 7777 for an escort.
  • Don't walk or jog alone.
  • Do not enter your residence alone if anything seems suspicious.
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
  • Secure all windows and doors.
  • Keep car doors locked, even if you are going into a building for a short time.
  • Always check your back seat before getting in your car.
  • Always have your keys ready to unlock the car door without delay. Never walk across a parking lot digging for keys, have them in hand.
  • Program 817-257-7777 and 911 in your cell phone speed dial.
  • Use Emergency phones located throughout campus if needed.

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