Oregon State University is committed to creating a strong, positive culture of safety that not only encompasses the physical safety of our facilities and environments, but also the social and emotional wellbeing of all OSU community members. Our mission is to support faculty, staff, students and visitors with critical information and to facilitate a safe and healthy experience at OSU. This page provides an overview of our current safety programs and links to further resources.
Report an Emergency
Dial 9-1-1 or call (541) 737-7000
24/7 Dispatch/Non-Emergency: (541) 737-3010 or TTY Line: (541) 713-0320
Department of Public Safety
OSU's Department of Public Safety follows a relational and educational model that strives to be responsive, compassionate and non-escalatory when engaging with both the campus community and the general public.
Environmental Health & Safety
Environmental Health and Safety collaborates with all OSU units to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment in every facility and provide training, consultation and regulatory guidance. Click below for more!
- ASOSU SafeRide
- Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Education (CAPE)
- Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
- Employee Safety Training
- Guardian App
- Insurance & Risk Management Services
- OSU Alerts
- OSU Corvallis Campus Closures, Shutdowns & Detours
- OSU Health & Safety Policy
- President's Workplace Safety Culture Statement
- Public Safety Dashboard
- Student Health Services
Emergency Management, part of the Department of Public Safety, develops emergency operation plans, resources and trainings to ensure that the OSU community is prepared and ready to respond when a crisis, disaster, disruption or environmental hazard occurs. Click below for more information.
OSU Culture of Safety Initiative
In 2021, Provost and Executive Vice President Ed Feser, Vice President Mike Green and Vice President Irem Turner appointed a Workplace Safety Culture Task Force to evaluate current workplace safety programs and develop recommendations for enhancing safety. Click below for more.