FAQs

  • I’m not receiving text messages from Deerfield’s emergency notification system. How do I start to receive notifications?

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    Fill out our cell phone emergency notification form to add your cell phone number to the notification list.

  • Does Deerfield have an emergency notification system?

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    Deerfield Academy has a comprehensive emergency notification system that notifies the campus community of dangerous weather, hazardous material spills, and other active threats on campus. The notifications only apply to emergency situations or conditions that pose an immediate or imminent threat to the safety of the campus community or could significantly disrupt its activities.

    Emergency notification methods include: emergency text messaging (add your cell phone number to the list with our cell phone emergency notification form), outdoor sirens, emergency emails, and alerts on the Daily Bulletin.

  • How can I contact the Security office?

    You can reach the Security Office at 413-774-1558, or the Security cell phone at 413-772-9880. The cell phone is answered 24/7/365, and there is always a security officer on duty.

  • When should I call Security?

    You can contact the Security Office at any time if you feel unsafe or require assistance both on- or off-campus. In the case of fire or medical emergencies, first call 911 and then call Security’s cell phone at 413-772-9880.

  • I’m locked out of my room. What do I do?

    Call security at (413) 774-1558 (extension 1558) or 772-9880.