Medical Emergency

Hazard Overview

Campus Security can provide first aid 24/7 at all campuses.  During business hours Health and Counseling Services will also provide medical aid.  Medical emergencies range in severity and may include: heart attack, serious falls, signs of illness, exposure to hazardous material etc.


For major medical emergencies, call the numbers listed below for the appropriate campus and provide information about:

  • The incident location
  • The nature of injury
  • Indicate whether an ambulance is required.

Note: Do NOT call 911 (except for Alexander Centre) as that may delay response.

  Campus Security Locals
SFU Burnaby (778) 782-4500 2-4500
SFU Vancouver Harbour Centre (778) 782-5252 2-5252
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (778) 782-5252 2-5252
Segal Graduate School of Business (778) 782-5252 2-5252
SFU Surrey (778) 782-7511 2-7511
SFU Woodwards Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (778) 782-6649 2-6649

**If you have a minor medical incident such as a minor cut, scrape or a minor fall please report in-person to Security at the campus you are at.

Safety Tips

  • Campus Security provides the quickest response to you on campus and will call for back up from Paramedics, Fire or Police if needed. 
  • Give Campus Security as much information as possible about the situation and your location
  • If dialing 911 from an SFU phone dial 9 first (i.e. 9-911)
  • Report all incidents to your supervisor.
  • If you have first aid training ensure there is no further danger to yourself or the patient before administering aid
  • For more information about the first aid program at SFU visit Campus Security and EHS