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Updated at: Thursday Sep. 3, 2020 at 3:40 PM

Emergency Communication

This site is intended to inform the WVU community about emergencies occurring on the Morgantown campus. In the event of an emergency:

  1. Up to date information will be posted on this web page.
  2. The University also will communicate with employees and students via messages to official WVU e-mail addresses.
  3. Information will be provided to print, broadcast and web-based media outlets.
  4. Families receiving Parent Electronic News will be notified.

Reporting an Emergency

In the event of an emergency please follow these steps:

  1. Call (304) 293-3136 , or (304) 293-COPS (2677) for any situation that requires immediate police, fire, or medical response to preserve life or property.
  2. Use any of the outdoor blue tower emergency phones to report a campus emergency. Just pick up the receiver and press the button on the front center panel. University Police may be reached at (304) 293-COPS (2677)

Important Phone Numbers

Student Emergencies

In the event of emergencies involving WVU students, students and parents should contact the Office of Campus and Community Life at (304) 293-5611.

If the emergency occurs outside normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:15 am – 4:45 pm), please call the Department of Public Safety at (304) 293-3136 where someone is on call 24 hours a day.