VCU Alert

On-campus emergency: 828-1234
Off-campus emergency: 911

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In an emergency, please call:

  • On campus (VCU Police): (804) 828-1234
  • Off campus (Richmond Police): 911

To contact VCU Police in a non-emergency situation, please call:

  • (804) 828-1196.

To report a crime tip anonymously:

  • Call Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers: (804) 780-1000

Other useful VCU phone numbers to know for specific situations:

  • Poison control: (804) 828-9123
  • RamSafe: (804) 828-SAFE/7233
  • Sexual assault: (804) 828-1234
  • Telecommunications device for the deaf:
    • Voice: (800) 828-1140
    • TTY: (800) 828-1120

To contact VCU Alert:

VCU Alert
700 West Grace Street
Richmond, Virginia 23284

Current status

VCU and the VCU Medical Center are operating on a regular academic and work schedule.

Emergency numbers

On-campus emergency

(804) 828-1234

At VCU safety is everyone’s responsibility

Off-campus emergency


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