What to Do in an Emergency
CAPS Staff are available to students who are in crisis on a same-day basis. Either call us at 202-687-6895 or walk-in and tell our receptionist you are in crisis and need to see a clinician.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to your local emergency room.
After Hours Emergency
Please call 202-444-7243. You will be connected through a page operating system to an on-call clinician.
Immediate intervention is needed if you believe a student is in a:
- life-threatening situation,
- out of control,
- physically unsafe
- or in danger
Contact the following as appropriate depending on your location:
- Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Services (GERMS) at 202-687-4352
- Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) at 202-687-4343
- Metropolitan Police Department (Metro PD) at 911
If necessary, GERMS or GUPD will escort the student to the nearest hospital emergency room.