Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Information

Emergency Alerts

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Emergency & Resource Numbers

  • For any emergency situation at any time, call 9-1-1
  • Cabrillo Sheriff's Officer cell phone: (831) 471-1121
  • PG&E Emergency Outage Update: 1-800-743-5002
  • Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222
  • Soquel Creek Water District: (831) 475-8500
  • Maintenance and Operations: (831) 479-6465

HOSPITALS

  • Dominican: (831) 462-7700
  • Dominican Emergency: (831) 462-7710
  • Santa Cruz Med Clinic: (831) 423-4111
  • Sutter Hospital: (831) 477-2200
  • Watsonville Hosp: (831) 724-4741

GOVERNMENT  /  PUBLIC AGENCIES

  • CA Highway Patrol: 911 / (831) 662-0511 
  • CA Office of Emergency Services: (510) 286-0895
  • Red Cross, Santa Cruz: (831) 462-2881
  • SC County - County Com: 911 / (831) 471-1170
  • SC County Emergency Services: (831) 454-2210
  • SC County Superintendent of Schools: (831) 476-7140

TRANSPORTATION

  • Aptos Delux Cab: (831) 688-2468
  • Aptos Village Taxi: (831) 688-TAXI 
  • Capitola Delux Cab: (831) 688-2468
  • Lift Line: (831) 688-9663 / (831) 425-1558
  • Santa Cruz Delux Cab: (831) 462-6063
  • Santa Cruz Airporter: (831) 423-1214
  • Santa Cruz Metro (bus): (831) 425-8600
  • Yellow Cab: (831) 423-1234

Evening Administrator

  • For any emergency situation at any time, call 9-1-1
  • In the event of an emergency after 5:00 pm, please call the evening administrator cell phone: (831) 212-8416
  • Santa Cruz County Emergency Services Dispatch (Netcom): (831) 471-1121

Hazardous Materials Survival Tips

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Reporting Emergencies

If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1 any time.
  • The Sheriff’s Office provides security to the Cabrillo College Campus (Aptos) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Coverage of the Watsonville Campus is a combined effort both by The Sheriff’s Office and The Watsonville Police Department but again, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • If you have a non-life threatening emergency or are in need of assistance from a law enforcement officer, please call (831) 471-1121

The Sheriff’s Office provides Cabrillo College with designated personnel during the following hours:

Aptos campus:
Mon – Fri:           7:00 am to Midnight
Saturdays:          9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Watsonville Campus: 
Mon - Thurs:      5:00 pm to 10:30 pm

All other hours not listed are covered by either The Sheriff’s Office or Watsonville Police personnel assigned to patrol and may be reached at 471-1121. The Sheriff’s Office provides the following services to Cabrillo College staff, faculty and students;

  • Vehicle lock out assistance
  • Jump Starts
  • Personal Escorts
  • Crime reports/investigations
  • Civil assistance
  • For administrative questions such as; Parking citations/appeals, “Live Scan” services or to leave a message for Sheriff’s Office personnel assigned to Cabrillo, please call (831) 479-6314