Emergency and Personal Safety Information

Stay Safe at TMCC

Contact University Police Services

  • Non-Emergency
    775-784-4013 or 775-334-COPS (2677)
  • Emergency
    In the event of fire, medical emergency or danger to life, health or the environment, call 911.

TMCC Emergency Alert System

Annual Security Report

TMCC provides an Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred at the College and its sites. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies regarding sexual assault and other matters.

If you would like a printed copy of this report, please contact University Police Services.

Emergency Parking Lot Telephones

Contact the 911 emergency dispatch operator directly by using the blue emergency telephones in the parking lots. There are exterior emergency phones housed in blue metal poles located at the following locations throughout the campus grounds (Note: all blue pole phones dial the regional 911 operators directly, and should be used for emergencies only)

Dandini Campus
  • Front entrance to the E.L. Cord Child Care Center.
  • North side of the Sierra Building, near parking lot I.
  • South side of the Vista Building, near parking lot AA, and the RTC Access for paratransit door.
  • North side of the Red Mountain Building, near the RTC bus stop.
  • West side of the Red Mountain Building, near the mailroom.
  • South side of the E.L. Cord Child Care Center, near parking lot BB.
  • Main south side entrance to the Sierra Building.
  • North side of the Sierra Building, in parking lot G.
Pennington Applied Technology Center
  • Southeast corner of the building, next to the parking lot.
Meadowood Center
  • Northeast corner of the Center, next to the parking lot.
  • Southeast corner of the Center next to the parking lot.
Pennington Health Science Center
  • North side of the building, east side of the parking lot.

Counseling: 775-673-7060

If you are experiencing a crisis and it is after business hours, please call:

  • 911 (Emergency)
  • Crisis Call Hotline: 784-8090 or 800-992-5757
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Hope Line Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

Facilities: 775-673-7100

Broken pipes, hazards or room-related concerns. Staff on-call evenings and weekends.

For the Media

Contact Marketing and Communications Office, 775-673-7087.


State/Local Resources

Reno Police Department
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 775-334-2121

Washoe County Sheriff's Office
775-328-3001

Sparks Police Department
775-353-2231

Secret Witness
775-322-4900

Nevada Victims of Crime Program
775-688-2900

Alert ID
Free public safety service.

Nevada 2-1-1
Free information about critical health and human services in Nevada.

Crisis Call Center
775-784-8090 or 800-992-5757
Crisis situations, including sexual assault.


National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Reno Weather (National Weather Service)