Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT)

CERT Team Coordinator

  • Sergeant Williams 972-780-3019
  • Sergeant Dennis Dotson 972-780-3009

UNT Dallas Police Department Phone Numbers

  • Police Emergency:  911
  • Police Dispatch:  972-780-3000
  • Police From Campus Phone:  Dial Ext.3000
  • Parking:  972-780-3009
  • Lost and Found:  972-780-3009

What is CERT?

CERT (Campus Emergency Response Team) is a program that better prepares people to handle hazards and trains them in basic disaster response skills. CERT teams are comprised of volunteers who safely assist people in the campus community when first responders may not be able to do so.

Purpose of CERT? To enhance capabilities and resilience by providing assistance to members of the campus community excluding first responders.

UNT Dallas Code Blue Emergency Phone List

  1. North Lot#1 North Phone-1
  2. North Lot#1 South Phone-2
  3. Center Lot#2 North Phone-3
  4. Center Lot#2 South Phone-4
  5. South Lot#2 Southeast Phone-5
  6. South Lot#2 Southwest Phone-6
  7. North Building #1 Entrance-7
  8. South Building #1 Entrance-8
  9. North Building #2 Northeast Entrance-9
  10. North Building #2 Northeast Courtyard-10
  11. South Building #2 South Side Courtyard-11
  12. Dart Walkway-12

Emergency Equipment

  1. Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  2. Evac-U-Trac (Emergency Evacuation Chair)
    1. 3rd Floor Northwest stairwell of Building 1 and Southeast stairwell of Founders Hall
  3. 3.Fire Extinguisher
    1. Pass-Pull the pin
    2. Aim-The nozzle at the base of the fire
    3. Squeeze-The lever slowly
    4. Sweep-From side to side

Responding to a Campus Medical Emergency

Every Second counts. Dial 911 Immediately!

Notify Campus Police as soon as possible!  Keep the victim as comfortable as possible and (if trained to do so) apply first aid until help arrives.


  1. Use five abdominal thrusts (Heimlich Maneuver)
  2. Repeat until airway is cleared
  3. If the Victim loses consciousness, lower to the ground and begin CPR


  1. Place victim on floor, do not restrain/remove dangerous objects near victim
  2. Try to maintain an open airway by laying victim on side
  3. Do not place anything in victim’s mouth, including fingers
  4. After seizure, do not attempt to awaken victim

Heart Attack

  1. No breathing or pulse-begin CPR and/or AED-(defibrillator) 100-120 chest compressions per minute.


  1. Place the victim on his/her unaffected side and monitor the airway

Excessive Bleeding

  1. Place direct pressure on the wound
  2. Keep the wound clean and immobilized if possible
  3. Do not remove impaled objects
  4. Use tourniquet only if trained to do