If You Smell a Strange Odor

  • Evacuate the immediate area.
  • Turn off all air conditioners and heaters when leaving, if it is safe to do so.
  • From a safe location, call JSU Police Department at 256-782-5050 or 911 and report the odor. Be as specific as possible about the nature of the odor:
    • When was it first noticed?
    • Is it recognizable?
    • Is the cause known?
  • Remain outside until told it is safe to re-enter the building.
  • If additional assistance is needed, University Police will notify the proper departments.

Last Updated: 2017