Missouri State University

Emergency Services

Listed below are web pages and phone numbers concerning emergencies. The web pages have phone numbers, locations, procedures, and services to fit your needs during a crisis.

On-campus help

Police Substation 
636 E Elm 

Safety and Transportation 
636 E Elm
University Response 417-836-5911
Safety 417-836-5509
Transportation 417-836-5509

Taylor Health and Wellness Center
Southwest corner of Florence Street and Bear Boulevard

  • Emergency care
  • Wellness programs and services

Counseling and Testing Center
Carrington 311

Off-Campus Help

ServiceContact Information
Fire, Police, Ambulance 911
Springfield Police Department 417-864-1810
Poison Control 800-366-8888
Mercy Hospital (closest hospital to campus)  
  Location National and Sunshine
  Emergency 417-885-2115
Cox North Hospital  
  Location Jefferson and Division
  Emergency 417-269-3193
  Ambulance Dispatch 417-269-3773
Cox South Hospital  
  Location National and James River
  Emergency 417-269-4083
  Ambulance Dispatch 417-269-3773

Other Help

ServiceContact Information
Aging Hotline  
  Voice 800-235-5503
  TTY 800-669-8819
Burrell Center, Inc
(Mental Health Crisis Hotline Center)
Child Abuse Hotline  
  Voice 800-392-3738
  TTY 800-669-8689
Elderly Abuse Hotline 800-392-0210
Family Violence Center Abused Women Hotline 417-864-7233
Greene Couty Sheriff
(Springfield, MO)
Highway Patrol Emergency Line 417-895-6800
LIFT-MISSOURI (Literacy Investment for Tomorrow) 800-729-4443
Missouri Consumer Fraud Hotline 800-392-8222
Nurse on Call at Mercy Hospital 417-820-2000

Parental Stress Helpline

Report Toixic Chemicals & Oil Spills (Voice & TTY) 800-424-8802
24-Hour Environmental Emergency 573-634-2436
Youth Crisis & Runaway Hotline 800-786-2929