Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

Lake Campus Emergency Action Plan

Reporting an Emergency

Call 911

Dialing 911 from any campus telephone will connect you with Mercer County Dispatch.

Dial (419) 586-7724 to contact Mercer County Dispatch from a cell phone.

Consider: Programming your cell phone to speed-dial Mercer County Dispatch (419) 586-7724

  • Phones located in classrooms and hallways can be used to dial 911 directly.
  • Remain calm and tell the dispatcher:
    •  The nature and location of the emergency
    •  Your name and location
    •  Follow the instructions given by the dispatcher.

Fire Alarms

Fire Alarm pull stations are intended to report a possible fire in a building.

If you pull a fire alarm:

  • Meet first responders at the entrance to the building and inform them of the emergency.
  • STAFF: Contact your supervisor as soon as possible if you activate a fire alarm.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Stations

If you open an AED station:

  • A local alarm will sound. Send someone to call 911.
  • Have someone wait at the AED station to meet first responders and direct them to the victim.