Emergency Preparedness Resources

Image of a person at their desk with an emergency response warden hat and vest in the forgroundBuilding Captains and Emergency Response Wardens provide an important safety service for the York University Community at both the Glendon and Keele Campuses. They are volunteers who assist with various emergencies including fire alarms and evacuations.

If you are interesting in becoming an Emergency Response Warden contact your Building Captain or email oem@yorku.ca

You must successfully complete the York University Emergency Preparedness Training Course before you are appointed a Building Captain or an Emergency Response Warden. The link below will take you the York University Emergency Preparedness Training Course Moodle page:

Link to Moodle


Emergency Assembly Points



Image of an Emergency Assembly Point Location sticker

To request stickers for your area contact Mike O'Brien 

How to Contact Security Services

Security Services is committed to keeping York University campuses safe for everyone. They can be contacted through a number of different methods in emergencies and urgent situations or for non-urgent safety matters.

Automated External Defibrillator Locations


Campus Maps

Fire Alarms



ACE Accolade East
ACW Accolade West
AR Atkinson Residence
BCSS Bennett Centre for Student Services / PS3
BR Norman Bethune Residence
BSB Behavioral Sciences
BU Burton Auditorium
CFA Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts
CFT Centre for Film & Theater
CLH Curtis Lecture Halls
CR Calumet Residence
CSQ Central Square & Scott Relgious Centre
DB Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building
ELC Executive Learning Centre
FRQ Farquharson Life Science
FRQ Founders Residence
KT Kaneff Tower
LSB Life Sciences Building
MB Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building
OSG Ignat Kaneff Building, Osgoode Hall Law School
PASSY Passy Gardens Apts.
PON The Pond Road Residence
R Ross Building
RM Tait McKenzie Centre
SCL Scott Library
SHC Sherman Health Research Centre
SR Stong Residence
SSB Seymour Schulich School of Business
TR Tatham Hall Residence
WC Winters College
WSC William Small Centre / PS2
YL York Lanes
First Student Centre
Second Student Centre

Single Stage

320 320 Assiniboine Road
340 340 Assiniboine Road
360 360 Assiniboine Road
380 380 Assiniboine Road
BC Normal Bethune College
CB Chemistry Building
CC Calumet College
CUB Central Utilities
FC Founders College
HNES Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building
K Kinsmen Building
LAS Lassonde
LUM Lumbers Building
MC McLaughlin College
PRB Physical Resources Bldg.
PSE Petrie Science & Engineering Building (and Observatory)
SC Stong College
SLH Stedman Lecture Hall
STL Steacie Science & Engineering Library
TFC Toronto Track and Field Centre
VC Vanier College
VH Vari Hall
VR Vanier Residence
WOB West Office Building
WR Winters Residence
Complex 1 Core
Physical Plant Workshop
190 Albany Road Building
Alumni Field



Centre of Excellence
YH York Hall



Single Stage

Central Service Building
Frost Library
GH Glendon Hall Manor
Green House (Security Office)
Hilliard Residence
Proctor Field House
Wood Residence

Building and Fire Code Compliance

How to contact them