Campus Safety


Central Washington University cares about your wellbeing. Our Campus Safety resources emphasize the education and security of our community members. From environmental safety to campus crime prevention, we are here to assist and protect. 

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CWU Office of Emergency Management

Learn about the CWU Office of Emergency Management and the Preparedness Cycle.

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Environmental Health and Safety

The Environmental Health and Safety Office promotes health, safety, and environmental stewardship.

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University Police and Public Safety

University Police work in partnership with our communities to create a safe environment through education and enforcement.

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About Campus Safety 


At CWU, we are committed to fostering a safe and secure campus environment where everyone can thrive.

The university takes a proactive approach to campus safety, implementing various measures to ensure the well-being of its students, faculty, and staff. We also offer several resources and educational opportunities for students to learn about personal safety and well-being, demonstrating its commitment to the holistic development of its community members. 

Our Resources  

Courtesy Assistance Team (CAT) 

CAT is a resource for campus community members and visitors that provides walking companions at night and assists with other campus safety programs. Learn more about CAT

Drug and Alcohol Education 

Information regarding drug and alcohol education as well as details regarding policies, procedures, and helpful resources are available. Check out more information about Drug and Alcohol Education.

Bicycle Registration 

Planning to use your bike for transportation around campus?  Learn more about our Bicycle Registration program. 

Alerts: Emergency Notification System 

The Emergency Notification System, CWU Alert!, provides you with alerts regarding potential emergency situations impacting campus.  

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