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Emergency Phones and Safe Walk

Emergency Phones

William Woods has installed six emergency phones, also referred to as “blue phones”, in strategic locations across campus.

Each phone has an attention-getting blue strobe mounted atop the unit that is continually lit, and the strobe is activated when the emergency button is pressed.

The phones contain two buttons:

  • A red emergency button that calls 911 — Used for emergencies ONLY
  • A black button, which calls the WWU switchboard to summon assistance for non-emergency situations such as lock-outs and dead batteries

Safe Walk

Campus Security is available to escort students across campus after hours. For Campus Security, dial 4357 (HELP) from a university phone or 592.4357 from a cell phone.

When you need the Police, Fire or an Emergency Response, dial 9-911 from any university phone, or 911 from a cell or off-campus phone.