Welcome to Western Washington University's emergency management website. We are actively working to improve the campus community's safety and disaster resilience through developing and implementing programs that promote disaster planning, training, mitigation, response, prevention, and recovery for all-hazards.
In the event of a campus emergency, please visit
Western's Safety and Emergency Information website.
For Emergency Assistance call University Police at 650-3911.
Western's Emergency Communications Webpage (Scroll down to videos: Be Ready, Stay Safe. Emergency Preparedness at Western, Run, Hide, Fight)
Western's Emergency Response Guide
Sign up for Western Alert
Frequently Asked Questions about Emergencies and Preparedness
Whatcom Unified Emergency Management
Whatcom County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Next class starts September 22 at Bellingham Technical College, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 pm
Western’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan 2013
Emergency Preparedness - Department and Personal
Major Disaster Meeting Locations at Western
Emergency Evacuation Guidelines for Persons with Disabilities
Building Coordinators, Floor Wardens, and Crowd Managers
Building Coordinator & Floor Warden Training Video
Building/Department Assembly Points
Evacuation Assistance Locations and Areas of Refuge Clarification
List of Building Emergency Coordinators