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Panic Dialer

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Panic Dialer on Cisco IP Phones

Classroom Phones

The PANIC button can be located by pushing the small round button next to the blue/green button in the middle of the phone and pressing the number 4 on the keypad.

When the button is pushed it will contact the Campus Police by the following methods:

  1. Call to Campus Police Office
    • Campus police department
    • College Dispatcher
  2. Text Message
    • Campus police cell phone
    • Sergeant’s cell phone

The message is as follows:

PANIC button activated - Assistance is needed in Room CT 226 immediately.

For Off-Campus sites, Campus Police will make contact to determine appropriate response.

Please note that the Building and Room information is based on the phone used.

Faculty and Staff Office Phones

The PANIC button will appear as the last button on the right side of the screen.

When the button is pushed it will contact the Campus Police by the following methods:

  1. Call to Campus Police Office
    • Campus police department
    • College Dispatcher
  2. Text Message
    • Campus police cell phone
    • Sergeant’s cell phone

The Message is as follows:

PANIC button activated - Assistance is needed in Room CT 226 immediately.

For Off-Campus sites, Campus Police will make contact to determine appropriate response.

Please note that the Building and Room information is based on the phone used.

You can also download the Panic Dialer Directions.

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