In the event of an emergency please dial extension 3333 (internally) or 061-213333. 

Emergency Contact Numbers

  • UL Security - 061-234600 (ext. 4600)
  • 24 hour UL Campus Emergency Number - 061 - 213333 / 202700  (ext. 3333 / 2700)
  • Gardaí -  061 - 212400 / 999
  • Students Union - 061 - 202324
  • Postgraduate Students' Union 061 - 213473
  • University Hospital Limerick - 061 - 301111
  • St. John's Hospital - 061- 415822
  • Rape Crisis Centre - 1800 311511

The Buildings and Estates Department has overall responsibility for the provision of security services for the University and traffic management. The security service is provided on a 24hr/7day basis for the entire (149 hectares) campus.

At peak times, there can be in excess of 10,000 people, 3,026 car parking spaces, together with a constant stream of deliveries/collections of all types and descriptions, necessary to service the day-to-day functions of the University. With this level of activity, the porters/service/security staff operate in a very busy environment. 

While the Buildings and Estates Department are responsible for security on the Campus, student, faculty, and staff are requested to report anyone acting suspiciously or causing damage to property to campus security at 061-234600 (ext.4600).

Campus Security Service -  Building and Estates have a dedicated Security team who operate on Campus 24/7 and are contactable on 061 234600.

Incidents - In the event of an incident, users of the campus facilities are requested to report the incident immediately to Security, who will take the necessary action.

Persons involved in an incident are requested to complete the University of Limerick "SECURITY INCIDENT REPORT FORM " and submit the completed form to securityincidents@ul.iehard copies of this form should be delivered to the Campus Security Control Centre located in  building number 15 grid reference D4 

Accidents - In the event of an accident involving injury to people or dangerous occurrences (i.e. near misses), users of the campus facilities are requested to report the accident immediately to the UL Safety Officer,  if after 17h00 or at weekends contact the Security Control Centre located in building number 15 grid reference D4 

 Persons involved in an accident are requested to complete the Accident Report Form, which is available on the Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences page of the Health and Safety website here. Completed forms should be submitted to the UL Safety Officer.


CAMPUS WATCH - This safety booklet is for all students and has been designed & published for you in partnership with SUI & An Gardaí Siochana. Published in 5 languages and designed to allow Quick Reference to important student topics. This is a must-read for all new & existing students.