In the event of an emergency, fire, chemical spill, or flood, DIAL 911

Non-emergency phone numbers

  • Virginia Tech Police Non-emergency line: 540-231-6411
  • Poison: 1-800-222-1222 (Blue Ridge Poison Center)
  • Non-Emergency Medical Care
  • Virginia Tech Environmental Health and Safety: 540-231-7611, 540-231-3600
  • Department of Chemistry Main Office: 540-231-5391
  • Tom Wertalik, Chemistry Facilities Manager: 540-231-6111 (office) 540-808-3732 (cell)
  • Jim Tanko: 540-231-6687 (office), 540-953-1845 (home)

Procedure for Building System Failure

  1. In the event a building systems fails and needs immediate attention and the Main Office is closed, call the Virginia Tech Police Dispatcher at 540-231-6411. 
  2. Tell the dispatcher the nature and location of the problem. 
  3. After you have called the campus police dispatcher, call Tom Wertalik at 540-808-3732 or email him at wertalik@vt.edu