Emergencies

The purpose of this webpage is to provide timely, accurate information to the public during an emergency or disaster. Please keep in mind that power and communication line outages may prohibit our ability to post information on the website.

All students, faculty, and staff members should register with Wesleyan ALERT, the College's Emergency TEXT Messaging service. In the event of an emergency, a TEXT message will be sent by a College official directly to the cell phone registered with the service. Sign up NOW: Wesleyan ALERT

Please take the time to review Wesleyan's Emergency Management Plan and become familiar with important procedures! From fires to tornadoes, now is the time to learn about emergency procedures so you'll know exactly what action to take should an emergency occur on our campus.

In the event of a weather-related emergency, the following local media outlets will be informed of the College’s plans to close or adjust operating schedules:

www.macon.com
13WMAZ TV
41WMGT TV
GPB WMUM 89.7 FM Radio

Wesleyan College Emergency Contacts
Campus Security
Wesleyan Police Radio (478) 757-5145
Wesleyan Police Office (478) 757-5138

Important Phone numbers:
Campus Police
478-757-5145
478-960-7969

Resident Advisors
478-461-7787 
478-461-7788

(RAs are available 5 p.m. - 8:30 a.m., Mondays through Thursdays, and 24 hours a day on weekends and college holidays.)
In the event of an emergency, Campus Police should be contacted immediately at 478-757-5145. In the case of no answer, busy signal, or lack of power, Campus Police can be contacted at 478-960-7969. Campus Police is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. Emergencies consisting of life and death situations, fire, missing persons, and intruders should be reported immediately. In the case of a life-threatening situation, the first person aware of the situation will dial 911 and then contact Campus Police.

During the academic year, Resident Advisors (RAs) are on-call to assist students during the hours of 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. during the week and 24 hours a day during the weekends and college holidays. The RAs on-call have cellular phones and can be reached at 478-461-7787 or 478-461-7788. A Student Affairs administrator is on-call at all times. If assistance is needed during weekday normal business hours (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.), please seek support at Huckabee Hall.

Campus Police or the RA will notify the Student Affairs administrator on call when a life-threatening situation occurs on campus. A parent or guardian will be contacted only when appropriate and necessary.