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Emergency Preparedness

EMERGENCY RESPONSE: For immediate help, dial 7911 on a campus phone, call 253-535-7911 on a mobile phone, or activate a campus help station. If you are not on campus, call 911 first.

Weather Closures and Emergency Information: 1-877-322-0872

Welcome to PLU Emergency Programs

PLU Campus Safety Emergency Programs is responsible for leading emergency planning efforts across campus disciplines, developing and implementing a training and exercise program for the campus, and identifying and facilitating investments in mitigation initiatives and emergency equipment and resources.

Here you will find information on upcoming emergency exercises and training opportunities, PLU response procedures, continuity of operations planning guidance, resources for the purchase of emergency supplies, and links to other emergency preparedness organizations, such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), American Red Cross, and the Pierce County Department of Emergency Management.

Emergency Procedures

The PLU Department of Emergency Programs is responsible for developing and activating campus emergency procedures for a wide range of emergency incidents.

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Emergency Management

Emergency Management is the process of preparing for, mitigating the impacts of, responding to and recovering from an emergency. It includes four phases: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.

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