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24 Hour Emergency Service

The employees of Facilities Services will respond to the following emergency situations:

  • fire and fire alarms
  • power outages
  • pipe breaks
  • toilet overflowing or plugged
  • faucet or shower head leaks
  • water shut off problems
  • door lock problems leading to insecure area
  • sewer line backups or sewer odor or smoke
  • gas line leaks or smell of natural gas
  • elevator or wheelchair lift problems
  • broken glass
  • major roof leaks or floods
  • other unsafe facilities conditions

Between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays; please make all emergency calls to Facilities Services (785) 670-1149. 

Between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 24 hours a day during weekends and holidays; please make all emergency calls to the University Police Dispatcher (785) 670-1153.  The University Police Dispatcher will call utility companies in coordination with Facilities Services on-call staff.

Whether calling Facilities Services or University Police, please follow up your phone call by filling out an I-service work request.  In the request, please include the fact that you contacted Facilities Services or University Police.

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Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785.670.1509, eodirector@washburn.edu.

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