Skip to this page's content

Emergency Preparedness

Public Safety is an around the clock, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation. You can call our dispatcher at any time to speak to a Simmons Police Officer.

For emergencies call 617 521 1111 or 911
For non-emergencies call 617 521 1112

Emergency Telephone Locations

Main Campus

  • Located outside the main entrance to the Science Center
  • Located outside the lowest level of the Main Campus Building door, near The Fens Café, facing the parking lot
  • Located outside the MCB East wing loading door
  • Located on an emergency pole outside Palace Road between the MCB Building and the Palace Road Building
  • Located outside the main entrance to the Library facing the parking lot

Residence Campus

  • Located outside the main entrance of Arnold, Smith, Dix, Morse, Mesick, Evans, and South Hall
  • Located outside the North Hall side entrance facing the Health Center

Colleges of the Fenway Neighborhood

Emergency Phone locations are represented by red dots on the map below.

Please note that there are more emergency phones located in the SOM building and in the garage. They are designated with a blue light.

Hotlines and Important Numbers

Public Safety Emergency

Public Safety Non-Emergency

Health Center

Counseling Center

Health Education/ Betsy‘s Friends

Office for the Dean of Student Life

Residence Life

Off-Campus Resources
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (24 hour hotline)
617-492-RAPE (7273)

Boston Police Department Sexual Assault Division
911 or 617-343-4400

Fenway Community Health Center‘s Violence Recovery Center

Casa Myrna Vasquez, Inc. (for Battered Women)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-409-SAFE (7233)

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)


To learn about your rights as a victim, please click here to be directed to the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office.