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Building and Utilities

Call 919-530-6106 and evacuate campus buildings according to unit emergency plans in cases of:

  • Fire (evacuate whenever the building's fire alarms are activated)
  • Smoke
  • Explosion
  • Gas leak
  • Structural damage or collapse
  • Chemical spills or hazardous odors or fumes

Call 919-530-6106 and await further instructions in cases of:

  • Unknown odors
  • Hazardous conditions
  • Activated residence-hall room smoke detectors
  • Persons trapped in elevators

For problems in residential facilities:

Call the Residential Life Office at 919-530-6392, for problems in residence halls such as:

  • Electrical outage
  • Heating or air-conditioning failure
  • Flooding
  • Building or room security issues

If the problem occurs between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m., or on weekends, contact the Residence Life staff on call.

For problems in other campus facilities:

Call Facilities Services at 919-530-6392 for problems such as:

  • Electrical outage
  • Heating or air-conditioning failure
  • Flooding
  • Water leaks

In electrical emergencies, avoid touching equipment that is smoking, sparking, tripping circuit breakers, or giving electric shocks.

In the case of telephone or computer network failure, call ETAC (Eagle's Technical Assistance Center) at 919-530-7676.

In the case of flooding, never enter areas where there is submerged electrical equipment. Only if you are trained to do so and it is safe:

  • Unplug electrical equipment before water reaches it.
  • Turn off circuit breakers for flooded areas.
  • Use plastic or tarps to cover water-sensitive materials and equipment.
  • Move materials from floors and other flooded areas to a safe location.

If you are trapped in a stalled elevator on campus, do not try to exit the elevator car through the roof or by forcing the doors. To summon help, use the elevator's emergency telephone, call 919- 530-6106 from a cellular phone, or bang on the doors and shout for assistance. Wait for trained personnel to assist you from the elevator. 

 
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