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PLU Community Safety Alert

May 20, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

A PLU Community Safety Alert was issued at 7:22 PM, on 5/20/18, via the PLU Alert system for a reported “man with a gun” call. Sheriff’s Deputies were responding to the area of 127th ST S and C ST S near the apartments. There was no other information immediately available. The alert was issued to...

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Late start. Offices open at 9:30 a.m. and classes start at 9:55 a.m.

Feb 22, 2018 @ 12:15am

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

Due to inclement weather the University will open late on Thursday, February 22nd.  Offices will open at 9:30am and classes will began at 9:55am.  Students, staff and faculty are urged to to use discretion in deciding whether to travel to campus and should use extreme caution while on the road.

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PLU Community Alert–Non Emergency

Feb 17, 2018 @ 2:40pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

  Campus Safety was informed by Trinity Lutheran Church Staff that between 3:00PM and 3:30Pm on 02/17/2018 a gun shot salute will serve as the end to a funeral service at the church. This message is intended to inform those students, staff, and faculty living or working on campus today that there is no cause...

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PLU Community Alert – Car Prowl Incidents

Feb 14, 2018 @ 10:00am

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

Community Alert – Car Prowl Incidents The Parkland area is experiencing a rise in car prowls. There were 7 reported incidents in January and now 6 reports in February of car prowls on or immediately adjacent to campus. Car prowling is a common crime where there are large concentrations of parked cars. A college campus...

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Follow-up: Incident near campus

Nov 19, 2017 @ 3:29am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Campus Safety officers heard gunshots east of Park AVE on Garfield ST. They advised the off-duty deputies working for PLU who went to the area to investigate. At the same time calls came into 911 reporting the shots fired. Deputies arrived to find 2 victims. Campus Safety immediately initiated a Lock Down alert. After several...

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‘Stay in Place’ issued for off-campus incident – All Clear | 11/18

Nov 18, 2017 @ 6:59pm

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of shots fired by an individual near Paradise Lanes bowling alley. Campus Safety initiated the stay in place after the suspect was reported running north on Pacific Avenue. The Sheriff’s Department took the subject into custody near 122nd St. South and Pacific Avenue. The stay in place...

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‘Stay in Place’ issued for off-campus incident – All Clear | 10/25

Oct 25, 2017 @ 6:45pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

The Sheriff’s Dept responded to a domestic violence call at a residence one block west of campus. It was reported that shots were fired during the incident. Campus Safety initiated a Stay in Place alert. Deputies arrived on scene and shortly afterward advised that the subject was in custody. The Stay in Place was then...

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Campus Telephone Service Disruption

Aug 31, 2017 @ 7:30am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

The university’s phone carrier is experiencing some technical difficulties. Departments across campus may experience service disruptions with calls into campus from off-campus phones. Please advise constituents to email instead of call. Services affected: – Calls into campus from any off-campus phone Service unaffected: – Calls to 911 from campus land-line phones – Internal calls between campus telephones (4-digit extension dialing) – Outbound local...

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Follow-Up to Campus Alerts

Jul 28, 2017 @ 3:41pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Members of the Pacific Lutheran University community received PLU Alert safety messages to shelter and stay-in-place shortly after 10:30 pm on July 26, 2017 and 9:00 pm on July 27, 2017. Such alerts are sent when concerning activity is occurring near campus and a potential exists for impact on PLU individuals or property. The decision...

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Campus Telephone Service Disruption

Jul 5, 2017 @ 9:23am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Last night a fireworks related tree fire in Tacoma damaged fiber serving PLU’s primary telecommunications carrier. The service outage has resulted in loss of telephone service for calls in and out of the PLU campus. Services affected: – Calls to 911 from campus land-line phones – Call into campus from any off-campus phone – Outbound...

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