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PLU Community Safety Alert – Concerning Visitor Behavior

Mar 19, 2019 @ 4:00pm

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

The library is among the many university spaces where we welcome community members to join us on campus. Recently, we have received reports that, while in the library, two different students have been touched by a non-student without their consent. The individual in question typically begins the interaction by joining students at a communal table...

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‘Stay in Place” issued for off campus incident: All Clear

Feb 25, 2019 @ 6:00am

Alert Type: Warning

Status: OK

PLU Campus Safety received notice from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD) that an armed robbery had occurred off campus approximately one block away. Suspect fled toward campus. Stay in place activated. Please remain indoors. Updates will follow as information is available. Update – 6:23am:  A police K9 unit is in the area tracking. Please...

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Update: Campus Weather Closure – Tues., Feb 12

Feb 11, 2019 @ 4:50pm

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

Due to the hazardous driving conditions in Parkland and the surrounding areas, the university will proactively close on Tuesday, February 12. All classes are cancelled. Residence halls will remain open and functioning; however, campus services, including path and lot clearing, will continue to be limited. University crews are working hard to reopen campus on Wednesday....

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Update: Inclement Weather Closure – Mon., Feb 11

Feb 10, 2019 @ 3:36pm

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

The US National Weather Service Seattle Washington has issued another Winter Storm Warning for tonight and mid-day tomorrow. Due to the hazardous driving conditions in Parkland and the surrounding areas, the university will proactively close on Monday, February 11. All classes are cancelled. Residence halls will remain open and functioning; however, campus services, including path...

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Update: Inclement Weather Closure 2/8/19

Feb 8, 2019 @ 1:00pm

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

Due to increased early snowfall, campus will now close at 1:30pm. All other closures mentioned in the previous alert and campus wide e-mail are still in effect. For additional information about weekend closures go to Inclement weather campus hours | Feb. 8-11.

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Inclement weather campus hours | Feb. 8-11

Feb 8, 2019 @ 9:41am

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

Many of you likely are following the news about a significant winter storm that is predicted to affect the South Sound as early as tomorrow afternoon and expected to last through the weekend. The university is anticipating that the predicted snow, ice, and wind has the potential to impact safe movement and travel both on...

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Fraudulent E-mails Offering Employment

Feb 4, 2019 @ 3:30pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

Campus Safety has been advised by multiple students that they have received emails purporting to offer employment through a department called Disability Resources and Educational Services. The subject line is “Job Opportunity for Students” These e-mails are fraudulent, they seek to obtain personal information through a false application process. DO NOT open or respond to...

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Early release for students, faculty and nonessential staff

Feb 4, 2019 @ 10:23am

Alert Type: Snow

Status: OK

PLU is releasing students, faculty and nonessential staff at 2 p.m. today due to inclement weather.  Nonessential crews with earlier start times will also be released 3 hours early. Conditions have not improved and snowy and icy roads are expected for the commute home. Facilities staff deemed essential will remain on campus until 4 p.m....

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Hoax Bomb Threat Email Alert

Dec 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Alert Type: Information

Status: OK

A variety of PLU email addresses have received hoax bomb threat emails. Many organizations and schools across the United States have also been targeted. The email demands Bit Coins as payment. The FBI has investigated and determined these emails are not a credible threat. So far, the hoax emails have been caught in the PLU...

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