Emergency Management

Welcome to Western Washingtons 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 Webpage.

For Emergency Assistance call University Police at 360-650-3911.

Safety and Emergency Information

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Western Emergency Preparedness Video

On Campus Trainings

Western's Emergency Response Guide

Sign up for Western Alert

Frequently Asked Questions about Emergencies and Preparedness

Whatcom Unified Emergency Management

Emergency Evacuation Guideline for Persons With Disabilities

Major Diaster Assembly Areas

Get involved in the Bellingham Community:

Whatcom County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Classes offered:

The Volunteer Center of Whatcom County

Emergency Planning:

Western's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan 2013

Emergency Preparedness - Department and Personal

Major Disaster Meeting Locations at Western

Emergency Plans, are you Prepared?

What to Do if a Shooting Incident Occurs

First Aid Kits

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

Building Coordinators





Page Updated 04.15.2019