Department of Public Safety
Director/Chief of Police
The Public Safety Department at Western Washington University encompasses several functional units, which, though distinct, work together toward a common goal; providing a safe, secure, and accessible educational environment.
Operating under one administrative Director, are these divisions.
- University Police
- Parking Services
Public Safety is part of the Business and Financial Affairs Division.
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 PIER 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.