Building Damage

In the event your UF building has been significantly damaged:

  • Call 9-1-1 if dangerous or life-safety emergencies are occurring.
  • Contact the appropriate work management center (listed in the resources section below).
  • Provide pictures of the damage to the work management center, if possible.
  • Take safe, protective actions that mitigate or reduce hazards from the damage. (Example – Place barricade tape to prevent people from entering damaged area or building.)
  • DO NOT take actions that place yourself or others in danger.
  • DO NOT enter buildings that are suspected or determined to be unsafe.


UF Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) / UF Department of Emergency Management (UFDEM)


Facility Services Work Management: 352-392-1121

[For most campus facilities]

  • Non-emergency reports can be submitted via the GatorWorks Customer Request Portal.
  • Pictures of damage can be submitted as attachments on your GatorWorks requests.

Housing & Residence Life: 352-392-2161

[For Housing facilities]

IFAS Facilities Planning & Operations: 352-392-1984

[For IFAS facilities in and outside of Gainesville]

  • After 5PM or holidays, call 352-392-1121
  • Outside of Gainesville 24/7 emergency number, call 352-273-3808

EH&S Insurance Office: 352-392-1591

University of Florida Police Department: 352-392-1111

Version Date: March 2024