On or Near Campus

Immediate Assistance:

Emergencies within 2 miles of the WSU Campus 

In the event of a serious illness, injury or other serious incident within a 2 mile radius of campus, please contact the Wayne State University (WSU)  Police Department at 577-2222.  The WSU Police Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.  When you call let them know you are an international student or scholar.

Emergencies off campus (more than 2 miles from the WSU Campus)

In the event of an emergency, i.e., injury, illness or any other serious incident that occur more than 2 miles from the WSU campus, call the Detroit Police Department by dialing 911.


After you have contacted either the WSU Police Department or the Detroit Police Department, please notify OISS of the incident during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 577-3422.

If you are unable to contact OISS, the WSU Police Department will notify OISS on your behalf.

Office of International Students and Scholars
42 W. Warren, 416 Welcome Center, Detroit, MI 48202
Telephone: (313) 577-3422
Fax: (313) 577-2962