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George Davis Hall in the early evening.

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Emergency Telephones

Contact

John Schlaf

Director of Campus Safety

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7255

jschlaf@​knox.edu

Students walking on the south side of Old Main

Emergency TelephonesIn addition to campus telephones, 24-hour emergency access telephones with blue lights are provided outside the main entrances of the following buildings:

  • Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center (east and south side)
  • Williston Hall (south side)
  • Auxiliary Gym
  • Borzello Hall
  • Ford Center for the Fine Arts (east and west side)
  • Post Hall
  • Simonds
  • Conger-Neal
  • Campbell
  • Sellew
  • Sherwin

Additionally, ten freestanding "Blue Light" telephones are located on campus at:

  • The north side of the outdoor trackBorzello Emergency Telephones
  • The east side of Post Hall
  • Inside the east side of the Bowl
  • The east side of the soccer field
  • At the east side of the parking lot to the rear of 530 S. West Street
  • In the front of 396 S. Academy Street
  • In the parking lot at the rear of Hamblin Hall 251 W. South Street
  • In the parking lot south of 218 S. Cedar Street
  • In the front of Borzello Hall 115 East South Street
  • In the parking lot south of 418 S. West Street

Non-emergency phones are available in George Davis Hall, Seymour Hall (north and south side), Hamblin Hall, and other campus building locations. View the campus phone map.

Using the Emergency Telephone

Emergency PhonesSimply push the red button and the caller will automatically be connected to the Public Safety 911 Communications Center. The 911 Communications Operators there will notify the appropriate Emergency Services (Fire, Police, Emergency medical) requested. The Emergencytelephone's campus location is automatically identified and an officer will always be dispatched. The campus video system has also been developed to include images of nearly all freestanding emergency telephones.