Resources & Emergency Protocol

For life-threatening emergencies, contact 911 if you are off campus or Emory Campus Police at 404.727.6111 immediately if you are on campus.

Immigration emergencies

What to do if you experience an immigration-related emergency, such as:

  • Loss of your passport or other important documents while overseas
  • Visit by government officer at home or on campus (note: do not sign anything. Politely ask an immigration officer if you can call Emory ISSS or your home country consulate)
  • Detainment at US port of entry (note: do not sign anything. Politely ask an immigration officer if you can call Emory ISSS or your home country consulate)
  • Threat of deportation (note: do not sign anything. Politely ask an immigration officer if you can call Emory ISSS or your home country consulate)

If during normal office hours (8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.), call ISSS at 404.727.3300.

If outside of regular office hours, call the Emory Police Department at 404.727.6111 and the dispatcher will connect you with an ISSS staff member.

Other emergencies

If you are on campus, contact Emory Police Department at 404.727.6111. If you are off campus, call 911.

You may experience an emergency such as:

  • Car accident
  • Criminal activity
  • Missing persons
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Homicidal thoughts
  • Natural disasters (tornado, flood, etc.)
  • Sexual assault and misconduct 
  • Violence
  • Other incidents

Campus Resources

ISSS is here to help you during our office hours, but you may want to take advantage of these resources on campus for other issues such as:

  • Culture shock
  • Stress
  • Conflicts with classmates or professors
  • Financial problems
  • Scams
Counseling Center 404.727.7450
Residence Life 404.727.7631 housing@emory.edu
Student Health 404.727.7551 Patient Portal
Emory Helpline (9 p.m. – 1 a.m.) 404.727.HELP (4357)
Student Intervention Services 404.430.1120 sisteam@emory.edu
Faculty Staff Assistance Program 404.727.4328 efsap@emory.edu