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.

These include:

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.

Keep your info up to date!

Students and employees can help by logging into Web4U and making sure that their contact information is up-to-date.

Emergency Services

360-650-3911 or 911
For police assistance in emergency situations and crimes that are in progress.

Non-Emergency Services

Non-Emergency Dispatch: 360-650-3555
Fax: 360-650-3367

Anonymous Reporting

360-650-SAFE (7233)

Contact Information

Email: University.Police@wwu.edu (not monitored 24/7)

Location: Campus Services 136

Phone: 360-650-3555

The Western Washington University Police Department is dedicated to the safety and security of our campus community. University 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 four areas of operation, who report to the Chief of Police: UPD, Dispatch, Records/Administration, and Greencoats. The department employs 25 full-time classified employees and approximately 9 part-time student employees.

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