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Medical Emergencies

Whenever medical attention is needed, remain calm and summon help as soon as possible. Be aware of the types of medical emergencies and be prepared to act immediately.

Severe (Ambulance Required)

  • Unconsciousness
  • Chest Pains
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Seizure

Dial 215-895-2222 or 911 and give the dispatcher the following information:

  • Your name
  • Description of incident
  • Exact location of victim

Post someone to direct EMS personnel.

Non-Severe (Ambulance Not Required)

Dial 215-895-2222 and give the dispatcher the following information:

  • Your name
  • Description of incident
  • Exact location of victim

Post someone to direct responding Public Safety Officers.

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is used in conjunction with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to improve the chances of survival in a victim suffering from cardiac arrest.  All Drexel University Police vehicles and Public Safety mobile units are equipped with AEDs.  Drexel University Police and Public Safety personnel are certified in First Aid/CPR and AED use.

 AEDs can be found at the following locations:





3117 Chestnut St.

Randell Hall

1st Floor next to Room 117

3250 Chestnut St.

MacAlister Hall

Lobby by elevator

3245 Chestnut St

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

Lobby by Seasons

3120 Market St.


Lobby at Commonwealth elevators

3215 Market St.

Nesbitt Hall

Lobby by fire alarm panel

3220 Market St.

Gerri C LeBow Hall

Lobby by Starbucks

3330 Market St.

General Services Building

Lobby by Market St. entrance

3501 Market St.

URBN Center

Rear lobby by exit doors

3509 Spring Garden St.

Dornsife Center

School House by rear door (lower level)

32 South 32nd St.

Disque Hall

Lobby by the fire alarm panel

3201 Arch St.


Wall opposite Communications Center

Dept. of Public Safety Suite 350

3219 Arch St

Police Headquarters

Inside on left wall

3141 Chestnut St.

Main Building

1st floor, Chestnut St. Entrance

3208 Chestnut St.

Creese Student Center

Information Desk

3230 Chestnut St

Handschumacher Dining Center

Bottom of Stairs on left

3215 Lancaster Avenue


Security Office

3300 Market St.

Hagerty Library

1st floor behind circulation desk.

3301 Market St.

Recreation Center

On each floor (3)

3315 Market St.


Security Office, Pool, Gym, Sports Medicine Center, outside Varsity Weight Room (5)

3401 Market St.

Student Health Center


201 N. 34th St.

Northside Dining Terrace

Hallway leading to kitchen, across from cashier.

420 N. 42nd St.

Vidas Field

Security desk, Two in Sports Medical Center (3)


2900 Queen Lane

College of Medicine

1st floor Security desk.


1601 Cherry St

3 Parkway

2nd fl.: patient area, Room 266, research side; 3rd fl.: research & nutrition; 7th fl. waiting area (5)

1900 Race St.

Academy of Natural Sciences

19th St. entrance

850 N. 11th St.

Drexel Family Health Services

Rear hall

325 N. 15th St.

New College Building


235 N. 15th St.

Stiles Alumni Hall

Behind Security desk


No. 6 Boathouse Row