360.650.3911 or 911
For police assistance in emergency situations and crimes that are in progress.
The Western Washington University Police Department is dedicated to the safety and security of our campus community. WWU Police works directly with Parking Services and the Lock Shop to ensure the safest and most accessible campus possible. We provide 24-hour service, for all your safety needs.
The Western Washington University Police Department is comprised of five areas of operation, who report to the Chief of Police: UPD, Dispatch, Records/Administration, Emergency Management and Student Cadets/Greencoats. The department employs 25 full-time classified employees and approximately 25 part-time student employees.
Safety and Emergency Information
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Notifications in Case of an Emergency
In the event of a crisis at Western, the university will use every communication tool at its disposal to share information with the campus community as quickly as possible.
- The Western Home Page
- The WWU Emergency Communications web site
- and the Western Alert system which will send e-mail and text messages
Students and employees can help by logging into Web4U and making sure that their contact information is up-to-date. It is important that the university know your main phone numbers, including cell phones; it's also helpful for the university to have contact information for your family members in the event of emergency.