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Coronavirus Update: Transition to Distance Learning

Mar 7, 2020 @ 4:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Please see the latest campus wide announcement here: www.plu.edu/chws/coronavirus/messages-coronavirus/ PLU leaders have spent the last few weeks learning about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and preparing for how it might affect our campus. As of this writing, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at PLU. We continue to receive guidance from local, state...

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PLU Community Alert – Police Activity Nearby

Feb 24, 2020 @ 4:50pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Police are responding to a call in a business on Garfield St. Containment has been set up and all parties involved in the incident are accounted for. There is no threat to campus, but there is a large police presence in the area. Please avoid the area of Garfield street between Park Avenue and C...

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Delayed Start – 1/14/2020

Jan 14, 2020 @ 5:30am

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

Due to inclement weather, the university will open late today.  Offices will open at 10am, and classes will begin at 10am.  Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to use caution while on the road.

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Stay In Place

Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:03pm

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

At approximately 5:03pm Campus Safety received reports of what sounded like gunfire near campus. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was already in the area and began to investigate. Initial reports suggest an incident involving gunfire occurred on 129th St s. At 5:56pm After an extensive search of the area the Pierce county Sheriff’s Department has...

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PLU Community Alert – Policy Activity at 125th & Park

Oct 24, 2019 @ 2:21am

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

At approximately 2:21am  The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department along with the Washington State Patrol pulled over a vehicle on 125th and Park ave that was possibly involved with a shots fired call that occurred out of PLUs perimeter. Police are in the area with the car and several suspect. Initial reports suggest that one of...

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PLU Community Alert — Car Prowl Awareness

Oct 22, 2019 @ 11:20am

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

There have been several reported instances of car prowling on or immediately adjacent to campus in the past two weeks. Currently the car prowls tend to be focused on lower campus. Although upper campus has experienced some. Incidents have occurred in the early morning hours and during mid-mornings on normal business days. Unfortunately, car prowling...

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Stay In Place

Oct 14, 2019 @ 7:15am

Alert Type: Emergency

Status: OK

At approximately 7:15am Campus Safety received reports of what sounded like gunfire near campus. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was already in the area and began to investigate immediately. Initial reports suggest an incident involving gunfire occurred on Garfield street. Police investigation is still underway, but all indications are that involved subjects have left the...

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Community Alert – Police Activity at 125th & Pacific

Sep 20, 2019 @ 11:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was on scene at 125th & Pacific responding to a shots fired complaint. PCSD investigated and briefly set up containment in the area, including near student housing on 124th and 125th. Campus Safety was in constant, direct contact with PCSD, who did not feel that campus was at risk. The...

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Community Alert: Gas Line Issue at Nesvig House

Jul 9, 2019 @ 10:25am

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

A natural gas service line issue has been detected at the Nesvig House on 123rd St S. and Park Ave S. The building has been evacuated as a precaution. Please avoid the area.

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Loudspeaker Alert System Testing

Jun 14, 2019 @ 9:30am

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Campus Safety and I&TS will be conducting testing of internal and external emergency alert loudspeakers across campus Friday, June 14th, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. No participation or action is required of community members. Expect to hear alert tones and test language. External Speakers: Heard Campus Wide Internal Speakers: Anderson University Center, Olson Gym,...

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