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Emergency Alert

Campus is closed

Campus is closed today, Tuesday, Aug. 11, because there is no electricity. Strong winds yesterday brought down trees, limbs and power lines on campus, and throughout the Quad Cities. To reach the Augustana switchboard & police/public safety call 309-794-7711. 


Reporting an emergency

What is an emotional crisis needing immediate, emergency attention?

  • Suicide threat or attempt
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Thoughts or threats of doing serious physical harm to someone else
  • Seriously diminished contact with reality
  • Extreme emotional distress that has lasted for hours with no improvement
  • Recent sexual assault

To report an emergency during business hours (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday) contact:

After business hours:

  • On campus: contact your community advisor, or resident director, or Security at 309-794-7711
  • Off campus: go to the nearest emergency room and ask to speak with the mental health professional on call. The nearest facility to campus is:
    • Trinity West Medical Center
    • 2701 17th St., Rock Island 
    • 309-779-5000