There are 23 blue light communication towers throughout campus. The University also has an additional 42 blue light phones with similar capability to press a button and to be connected directly to DPS emergency dispatch. For a map of the Blue Light Phones on campus please visit this website. With the push of a button the user can communicate directly with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Communication Center. This enhanced technology also allows DPS to send out emergency broadcast alerts (e.g. seek shelter due to a pending lightning storm) as needed. The location of each tower is digitally displayed to the DPS Communication Center.