Emergency Procedures

Life-threatening Emergencies

If on-campus, call Florida Tech Security at 321-674-8111.  (If you are calling from a Florida Tech phone, dial 8111.)

If off-campus, call 911.  (If you are calling from a Florida Tech phone, dial 9-911.)

Examples of emergencies that fall under this category: criminal activity, automobile accident, missing persons, suicidal/homicidal thoughts, natural disasters (wind, flood, etc.), security threat, sexual assault, violence.  In the event of an evacuation of the campus, please follow the Evacuation Emergency Tips provided by the Department of Homeland Security.


Immigration-related Emergencies

In the event of an emergency that is immigration-related, please call the office of International Student and Scholar Services at 321-674-8053 during office hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5 pm.

Anytime outside of ISSS’s office hours, please call Florida Tech Security at 321-674-8111 and a dispatcher will contact the appropriate professional to assist you.

Examples of emergencies that fall under this category: loss of passport or other important documents while overseas, detainment at U.S. port of entry by immigration officials, immediate threat of deportation.


Other emergency Situations

If you find yourself in an emergency situation when the ISSS office is closed, call Florida Tech Security at 321-674-8111.


Non-emergency Needs for Assistance

Please feel free to visit or contact the ISSS office during office hours, Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm,  at 321-674-8053.   Below is the contact information of some of the other departments that may be able to assist you:

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 321-674-8050

Holzer Health Center: 321-674-8078

Residence Life: 321-674-8076

Dean of Students: 321-674-8134

Examples of emergencies that fall under this category: culture shock, depression, drug/alcohol abuse and/or intoxication, harassment, mental physical stress, vandalism, conflict with peers, conflict with faculty/staff member, financial loss, loss of financial sponsor, emotional distress (fear, anger confusion, etc.), study problems (eye strain, difficulty sleeping, etc.).


For more information about security at Florida Tech, visit the Department of Security website.