Preparedness Initiatives

In addition to mandatory evacuation fire drills held each August and September, the University of Toronto has programs in place to test existing emergency systems and to support the ongoing training of staff, faculty, and librarians.

Students holding smartphones while in conversation.

The UTAlert system will be tested around the 4th week of each semester.

A group of adults raising their hands in a classroom.

Training Initiatives
(Coming Soon)

Check back on this page for a log outlining training initiatives and emergency exercises.

Campus emergency phone outside of a building on U of T campus.

The University has established a Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) that is trained to respond to critical incidents on our campuses to provide support and mental health first aid.

Important Contacts

Emergency: 911

Campus Safety (Emergency)
St. George/UTSC: 416-978-2222
UTM: 905-569-4333

Campus Safety (Non-Emergency)
St. George: 416-978-2323
UTSC: 416-287-7398
UTM: 905-828-5200