Medical, Fire, and Police: Call 911
For TDD/TTY calls, dial 911 and press the space bar until someone answers.
Please review the following information in case of an emergency or illness.
Campus Security: 831-647-4153
Campus Security is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 831-647-4153 or use the blue emergency phone attached to the buildings in various parts of the campus, which connect you directly to Campus Security.
Campus Security maintains student medical emergency cards with medical and contact information. Please note that it is the policy and practice at the Institute to call 911 for medical emergencies. All student emergencies must be reported.
Office of Student Services: 831-647-4128
If you or a fellow student has a family emergency or is ill and would like Student Services to contact your professors about class absences, please contact the Office of Student Services at 647-4128. The Office of Student Services has a first-aid kit and can refer students to physicians, dentists, and professional counselors in the community.
Hospital Emergency Rooms
Please do not go to the emergency room for routine medical care or minor injuries. In the U.S., insurance companies will only pay for emergency room service in the case of a real medical emergency (see below for After-Hours Medical Clinics).
23625 Holman Highway
(831) 624-5311 or (888) 45CHOMP
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
450 East Romie Lane
Walk-in Medical Clinics
Other Emergency and Advocacy Information
Suicide Prevention Services Crisis Lifeline for Monterey County
Dial 988 or (831) 625-4623
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Monterey County
Information on help during a crisis: https://namimonterey.org/resources/help-during-a-crisis/
National Suicide Prevention and Crisis Hotline
Dial 988 or 1-800-273-8255 (24-hour hotline)
Monterey County Mobile Crisis Team
Call 911 and ask for the Mobile Crisis Team or call 831-755-4111 to speak to a Crisis Team member
Monterey County Behavioral Health
(831) 755-4510 for Monterey County Health Department or (800) 234-5465 for PacifiCare’s 24-hour hotline
Domestic Violence Crisis Line (YWCA)
(831) 372-6300 or 757-1001 (in Monterey) or (800) YWCA-151 (24-hour hotline)
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Sexual Assault Hotline
(800)-656-4673 (24 hour hotline)
WomanSafe 24-Hour Hotline
(800)-388-4205 (serves people of all gender identities)
Rape Crisis Line
(831) 375-4357 (24-hour hotline)
Stalking Resource Center
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800)-656-HOPE (serves people of all gender identities)
Trevor Project (LGBTQ+) Crisis Lifeline
1-866-488-7386 or https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/
LGBT National Help Center
(888) - 843-4564
Monterey County Department of Monterey Social Services
(831) 899-8001 (Monterey Peninsula) or 755-4650 (Salinas and outside area)
Community Human Services Counseling and Recovery
(831) 373-3713 (24-hour hotline)
Drug Abuse Hotline (Narcotics Anonymous)
(800) 711-6375 or 624-2055 (in Monterey)
Child Abuse Reporting
(831) 755-4661 (in Monterey)
Poison Control Center
(800) 222-1222 (24-hour hotline)
To contact the police in non-emergency situations (e.g., reporting a stolen bicycle), call your area police department at (831) 646-3914 in Monterey (351 Madison Street) or (831) 647-7900 in Pacific Grove (580 Pine Avenue).
For other police departments, call Information at 411.