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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

Assign 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

Assign someone to direct responding Public Safety Officers.

Automated 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 of 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 Street

Randell Hall

1st floor next to Room 117

3250 Chestnut Street

MacAlister Hall

Lobby by elevator

3245 Chestnut Street

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

Lobby by Saxbys

3120 Market Street

Bossone Research Enterprise Center

Lobby by Commonwealth elevators

3215 Market Street

Nesbitt Hall

Lobby by fire alarm panel

3220 Market Street

Gerri C. LeBow Hall

Lobby by Starbucks

3330 Market Street

General Services Building

Lobby by Market Street entrance

3501 Market Street

URBN Center

Rear lobby by exit doors

3509 Spring Garden Street

Dornsife Center

School House by rear door (lower level)

32 South 32nd Street

Disque Hall

Lobby by the fire alarm panel

3201 Arch Street

Building 81

Wall opposite Communications Center

Department of Public Safety, Suite 350

3219 Arch Street

Police Headquarters

Inside on left wall

3141 Chestnut Street

Main Building

1st floor, Chestnut Street Entrance

3208 Chestnut Street

Creese Student Center

Information Desk

3230 Chestnut Street

Handschumacher Dining Center

Bottom of stairs on left

3215 Lancaster Avenue


Security Office

3300 Market Street

Hagerty Library

1st floor behind circulation desk

3301 Market Street

Drexel Recreation Center

On each floor (3 total)

3315 Market Street

Daskalakis Athletic Center (DAC)

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

3401 Market Street

Student Health Center

(1 total)

201 N. 34th Street

Northside Dining Terrace

Hallway leading to kitchen, across from cashier

420 N. 42nd Street

Vidas Field

1 at Security desk, 2 in Sports Medical Center (3 total)


2900 Queen Lane

College of Medicine

1st floor Security desk


1601 Cherry Street

3 Parkway Building

2nd floor: room 266, patient area, research side | 3rd floor: research & nutrition | 6th floor: north hallway | 7th floor: waiting area | 9th floor: north hallway | 10th floor: north hallway

1900 Race Street

Academy of Natural Sciences

19th Street entrance

850 N. 11th Street

Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services

Rear hall

245 N. 15th Street

New College Building


325 N. 15th Street

Stiles Alumni Hall

Behind Security desk


No. 6 Boathouse Row


(1 total)