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Campus Public Safety

On Campus EMERGENCY DIAL: 503-838-9000 (89000)


Providing a safe and secure environment for the campus community.

On behalf of the men and women of your Campus Public Safety Department, I want to welcome everyone to the Western Oregon University Public Safety online. As our mission states below in the "what we do" section, we are here to provide a safe and secure environment for the campus community. In order to accomplish this mission, the Campus Public Safety Department maintains the highest standards of work performance and interaction between the officers and the campus community. Through the use of programs and presence across campus our officers address the diverse needs of our students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Campus Public Safety Department is always available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please feel free to contact us for any of your needs or concerns by email, telephone or in person.

We look forward to making your educational opportunity here a pleasant and safe time.

If you have any further questions or comments, feel free to contact our office

Campus Public Safety

(503) 838-8481

E-Mail: safety@wou.edu

What we do:

This page is designed to give you a brief overview of the services our department provides.

The mission of the Campus Public Safety Department of Western Oregon University is to engender a sense of safety and security within the University community by providing an environment in which students, faculty, staff and visitors can openly learn, teach, study, work, and live. The environment is accomplished by a professionally trained corps of officers and staff that honor the individual dignity, diversity, and civil liberties of all people.

From the Campus Public Safety Department mission statement

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General information

The WOUAlert emergency notification system: (provided by Everbridge [formerly 3n National Notification Network]) enables the university to contact the WOU community in the event of an emergency by sending messages through your preferred electronic devices:

  • Email, cell, pager, phone, text messages, fax

learn more about the - WOU Alert: emergency notification system

WOUAlert Emergency Notification Policy and Procedures

Emergency Response Guide: In the event of a major utility service disruption, inclement weather, medical emergency or crime in progress, the Emergency Response Guide is intended to be a basic manual for use by staff and faculty to respond to emergency situations that may occur on campus. By referring to this guide and using common sense the event can be handled in a coordinated and effective manner that will minimize the effect on the campus.

Sex Offender Statement: Information concerning the requirements for convicted sex offenders to notify and/or register with WOU - in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistics Act.

Campus Community Safety Guide: a campus survival guide - A printable guide to policies and procedures at WOU - in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistics Act.

Hazard Communication & the Global Harmonizing System: This is a training video on the new global system for communication information about hazardous chemicals. Go to the HR training calendar and click "Register" next to the video title to record that you are viewing this required video. Then click the video title to watch it. Use your WOU login to get access.

Information and training materials related to workplace violence   

Workplace Violence Program

  • Workplace violence program html | PDF
  • Workplace violence program for supervisors html | PDF

"Shots Fired" online training video:

Shots Fired DVD cover For students
For faculty and staff
"Flash Point On Campus"

(Pawprint login required)

Clery reporting information

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Office of Public Safety 503-838-8481 | or e-mail: safety@wou.edu

Parking Services 503-838-8267 | or e-mail: parking@wou.edu
Hours: 8am-5pm

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