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Utility Failure

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In the event of a utility failure (electric, water, gas, or telephone), contact the Service Department at (614) 823-1300 or the Otterbein University Police Department at (614) 823-1222.

  • Remain in place until notified by either the Service or Police Departments to leave, or the utility failure is over.
  • Stairwells should be used to evacuate a building when emergency lighting is on - DO NOT USE THE ELEVATORS.
  • Emergency lighting is temporary and is not intended to continue building operations. The University President or his/her designee will determine if campus will remain open or will be closed.

/ Otterbein Police

In Case of Emergency
dial 9-1-1

Call (24 hours) 
(614) 823-1222


194 West Main St.
Westerville, OH 43081


Office Hours
Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
(4:00 p.m. in the summer)


Fax: (614) 823-1999


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