Faculty and staff are encouraged to opt in to WVU Alert system, LiveSafe.


To improve communication in the event of a campus emergency, faculty and staff are urged to opt in to the WVU Alert system. Alerts are sent only when there is an imminent threat to the health or safety of the on-campus community, or when weather conditions cause delays or close the University. Learn more at http://emergency.wvu.edu/alert/. Sign up or update your contact information at emergency.wvu.edu/signup. 

Faculty and staff are also reminded that a wide variety of campus safety and emergency information is available at the WVU Police website. You can find campus safety and security tips at http://police.wvu.edu/campus-safety/campus-safety.

Learn how to shelter-in-place at http://police.wvu.edu/r/download/12114.

You can review the University’s Emergency Response Plan at http://police.wvu.edu/emergency-information/emergency-response-plan.

You can also download the free LiveSafe for your Apple or Android phone. It allows you to report an anonymous tip, call campus police or 911, view a map of with the latest information on crimes reported in the area and notify friends in real-time of you location and safety. Additional information and links to download the LiveSafe app are available at http://police.wvu.edu/special-services/livesafe.

In addition, the WVU Police Department offers training opportunities including personal safety and active shooter programs. Learn more at http://police.wvu.edu/training.

You can also call the WVU Police Department at 304.293.2677 (COPS) for more information or assistance.