Fire Safety Regulations and Emergency Procedures

Fire: 617-495-1511
University Police: 617-495-1212

Fire Regulations

Violation of any of the fire safety or fire emergency regulations listed below, including those pertaining to the abuse of fire alarm, smoke detector, or fire extinguisher systems, can lead to requirement to withdraw.

  1. Any abuse of, or tampering with, fire alarm, smoke detector, or extinguisher systems is strictly forbidden.
  2. Falsely pulling any alarm or maliciously setting off a smoke detector alarm is illegal and may be punishable by a fine of up to $500 or imprisonment.
  3. Corridor fire doors must be kept shut at all times.

There is a fine, equal to the cost of replacement, for any damage to a smoke detector.