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: 647-4153

Campus Security is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 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: 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).

In Monterey:

Community Hospital
23625 Holman Highway
(831) 624-5311 or (888) 45CHOMP 

In Salinas:

Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
450 East Romie Lane
(831) 757-4333

Walk-in Medical Clinics

Doctors on Duty - Monterey
501 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 649-0770

MoGo Urgent Care - Monterey
2020 Del Monte Ave Suite B, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 622-6930

Other Emergency Numbers

WellConnect Student Assistance Program

(866) 640-4777 (24-hour hotline) or (school code for website is MIIS-STU)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Monterey County

(831) 422-6264 or 

Information on help during a crisis:

Monterey County Mobile Crisis Team

Call 911 and ask for the Mobile Crisis Team or Call the Natividad Crisis Line at 831-755-4111 to speak to a Crisis Team member

Community Human Services Counseling and Recovery

(831) 658-3811

Alcoholics Anonymous

(831) 373-3713 (24-hour hotline)

Domestic Violence Crisis Line (YWCA)

(831) 372-6300 or 757-1001 (in Monterey) or (800) YWCA-151 (24-hour hotline)

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-4673 (24 hour hotline)

Drug Abuse Hotline (Narcotics Anonymous)

(800) 711-6375 or 624-2055 (in Monterey)

Mental Health Crisis Line

(831) 625-4623 in Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

Monterey County Department of Monterey Social Services

(831) 899-8001 (Monterey Peninsula) or 755-4650 (Salinas and outside area)

Monterey County Behavioral Health

(831) 755-4510 for Monterey County Health Department or (800) 234-5465 for PacifiCare’s 24-hour hotline

Poison Control Center

(800) 222-1222 (24-hour hotline)

Rape Crisis Line

(831) 375-4357 (24-hour hotline)

National Suicide Prevention and Crisis Hotline

1-800-273-8255 (24-hour hotline)

Trevor Project (LGBTQ+) Crisis Lifeline

  1-866-488-7386 or

Child Abuse Reporting

(831) 755-4661 (in Monterey)

Non-Emergency Situations

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.