XARTS Emergency and Safety

Emergency Assistance – Life or Limb-Threatening

On Campus: USF Public Safety

  • Campus Phone: 2911
  • Other Phone: (415) 422-2911

Off Campus: 911 Emergency

  • Campus Phone: 9, 911
  • Other Phone: 911

Critical Event Quick Reference

Fire

  • Alert others in area
  • Activate fire alarm
  • Use fire extinguisher (if comfortable)
    1. Pull pin
    2. Aim low at base of fire
    3. Squeeze lever
    4. Sweep from side to side
  • Evacuate to safe location
  • Call USF Public Safety:
    • Campus phone: 2911
    • Other phone: (415) 422-2911

Earthquake

  • Drop + Cover + Hold on
  • If no cover, drop to interior wall, protect head and neck
  • Avoid exterior walls
  • After shaking:
  • Evaluate surroundings
  • Do not evacuate unless:
    1. directed to do so,
    2. building structure is visibly compromised, or
    3. surroundings are hazardous

Active Shooter

  1. Run — If there is an accessible escape path, attempt to evacuate.
  2. Hide — If evacuation is not possible, find a safe place to hide.
  3. Fight — Last resort, only when your life is in imminent danger, attempt to disrupt and/or incapacitate the active shooter.

Power Outage

  • Mon-Fri after 5 p.m. and on weekends: Evacuate XARTS
  • Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.: Evacuate if unsafe
  • If faculty/staff remain in XARTS, okay to prop open One Card controlled doors (which automatically lock during a power outage)

Emergency Map

XARTS emergency map

Assembly Location: Koret Soccer Field

Note: If you need the emergency map content in an alternative accessible format, please contact [name of individual and contact info].

Non-Emergency Assistance – Not Life or Limb-Threatening

On Campus: USF Public Safety

  • Campus Phone: 4201
  • Other Phone: (415) 422-4201

Off Campus: SF Police Department

  • Campus Phone: 9, 1, (415) 553-0123
  • Other Phone: (415) 553-0123

Urgent Building or Facility Issue

Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.: USF Facilities

  • Campus Phone: 6464
  • Other Phone: (415) 422-6464

Monday–Friday, After 5 p.m. & Weekends: USF Public Safety

  • Campus Phone: 4201
  • Other Phone: (415) 422-4201