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Emergency Phones

Safety is a major concern at Valdosta State University. Rapid and clear communication in an emergency situation is vital. To ensure quick and easy access to University Police, the University has installed emergency phones on campus. In the event of an emergency, all models have a call button that immediately connects the user with University Police.

Free-standing emergency phones are yellow 9 foot column phones with a blue strobe attached. They have a push button and speaker that will allow communication with University Police Dispatch when activated. Free-standing emergency phones are located in the following areas on campus:

  • Athletic Building Parking Lot
  • Barrow Hall
  • Billy Grant Field
  • Centennial Hall (NE)
  • Centennial Hall (NW)
  • Centennial Hall Parking Lot
  • Continuing Education Bus Stop
  • Farber Hall
  • Fine Arts Circle
  • Georgia Hall (West Side)
  • Hopper Hall Front Entrance
  • Hopper Hall (SE Corner)
  • International Program
  • Lowndes Hall (Creekside)
  • Martin Hall (West)
  • Oak Street Bus Office
  • Oak Street Parking Lot- Section E
  • Palms Oak St. Side Bus Stop
  • Palms Quad (behind Ashley)
  • PE Complex (South West Corner)
  • Pound Hall
  • Powell Hall (Facing GA Ave)
  • Reade Hall (North Side)
  • Student Health Parking Lot
  • Student Rec. Rear
  • University Center (Ann St.)
  • University Center Fountain
  • University Union (SE Corner)

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Residence Hall emergency phones are panel phones inset into the wall near an entrance door with a push button and speaker to communicate with University Police Dispatch. They are found at the main entrances of the following halls and also at the entrance leading to the Langdale Market.

  • Brown Hall
  • Centennial Hall
  • Converse Hall Breezeway
  • Georgia Hall
  • Hopper Hall East
  • Langdale Hall - facing Georgia Hall
  • Langdale Hall - outside Langdale Market
  • Lowndes Hall
  • Patterson Hall
  • Reade Hall 

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Wall-mounted emergency phones are attached to the wall and have a push button and speaker to communicate with University Police Dispatch when activated. The University has wall-mounted emergency phones in these locations:

  • Ashley Hall North Stairwell 1st Level
  • Ashley Hall North Stairwell 2nd Level
  • Oak St. Deck L2 NE #1 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck L2 NW Corner #3 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck L3 NE #1 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck L3 NW #3 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck L4 NE #1 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck L4 NW #3 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck L5 NE #1 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck L5 NW #3 Stairs
  • Oak St. Deck Office SE Stairs
  • Oak St. Offices N x NE Stairs
  • Student Rec. Center Pool
  • Sustella St. Deck L1 NE #1 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L1 SE #2 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L1 SW #3 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L2 NE #1 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L2 SE #2 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L2 SW #3 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L3 NE #1 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L3 SE #2 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L3 SW #3 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L4 NE #1 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L4 SE #2 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L4 SW #3 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L5 NE #1 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L5 SE #2 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L5 SW #3 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L6 NE #1 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L6 SE #2 Stairs
  • Sustella St. Deck L6 SW #3 Stairs

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Pedestal emergency phones are 4 foot tall yellow box phones with a blue strobe attached to the top. They are used in the parking decks and have a push button and speaker that connect the user directly to University Police Dispatch.

  • Oak St. Deck L1 NE Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L1 NW Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L2 NE Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L2 NW Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L3 NE Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L3 NW Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L4 NE Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L4 NW Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L5 NE Corner
  • Oak St. Deck L5 NW Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L1 NW Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L1 SE Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L2 NW Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L2 SE Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L3 NW Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L3 SE Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L4 NW Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L4 SE Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L5 NW Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L5 SE Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L6 NW Corner
  • Sustella St. Deck L6 SE Corner

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All campus elevators have a phone inside to be used if there is a problem with the elevator. All dial directly to University Police when activated. These phones vary slightly from elevator to elevator. Some have a push button and speaker while others have a door under the button panel of the elevator to access the emergency phone. The following is a list of elevators on campus by building.

  • Ashley Hall Elevator
  • Bailey Science Center Atrium Elevator
  • Bailey Science Center Hallway Elevator
  • Centennial Hall East North Elevator
  • Centennial Hall East South Elevator
  • Centennial Hall West Elevator
  • Communications Disorders Building Elevator
  • Continuing Education Elevator
  • Education Center Elevator
  • Fine Arts Elevator
  • Georgia Hall Elevator #1
  • Georgia Hall Elevator #2
  • Hopper Hall Elevator #1
  • Hopper Hall Elevator #2
  • Jennett Hall Elevator
  • Langdale Hall #1 Elevator
  • Langdale Hall #2 Elevator
  • Langdale Hall North #1 Elevator
  • Langdale Hall North #2 Elevator
  • Library New Freight Elevator
  • Library New Passenger Elevator
  • Library Old Exterior Elevator
  • Library Old Interior Elevator
  • Nevins Hall East Elevator
  • Nevins Hall West Elevator
  • Oak St. Deck NE Elevator #1
  • Oak St. Deck NE Elevator #2
  • Oak St. Deck University Police Office Elevator
  • PE Complex Freight Elevator
  • PE Complex Passenger Elevator
  • Pound Hall Elevator
  • Powell Hall East Elevator
  • Powell Hall West Elevator
  • Psychology and Counseling Building Elevator
  • Student Health Elevator
  • Student Rec. Center Elevator
  • Sustella St. Parking Deck Elevator #1
  • Sustella St. Parking Deck Elevator #2
  • Thaxton Hall Elevator
  • University Center Elevator next to Financial Services
  • University Union #1 Elevator
  • University Union #2 Elevator
  • University Union #3 Freight Elevator
  • University Union #4 Bookstore Elevator
  • West Hall Elevator

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