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    Current Emergency Information

       All operations are normal at Eastern Washington University. If conditions change this message will be updated.  

    Remember, during inclement weather or in the event of a public safety situation on campus, please call 359.SNOW (7669) or come to this web page ( for the latest information. Also, follow us on Twitter @EWUNews, on Facebook or sign up for EWU Alerts. For details about EWU's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, visit

    Sometimes we face class cancellations due to weather conditions or there are other potential emergency situations that may require quick response and immediate communication. When operations are suspended, only essential personnel are asked to come to campus. Essential personnel are identified as staff who are tasked with essential services, such as cleanup or maintenance issues, related to a particular emergency. For more information, see the EWU policy on Suspended Operations.

    Please consider signing up for the EWU Alert system to receive instant text messages on your cell phone and e-mails during an emergency situation. Go to EWU's home web page or campus safety page to learn more and sign up for this service.

    The EWU Snow Line - 509.359.SNOW contains a recorded message that is updated around the clock, as needed, during any emergency, and you are directed to that number for the latest information.

    Regional news media are always informed by an official university spokesperson about emergency situations. Please check your local TV or radio station as well.

    We make every effort to send all-campus e-mails to faculty and staff, as well as to students who supply us with their e-mail addresses, in the rare case of an emergency situation. Also check our website:

    Campus safety information for students at the EWU Spokane Campus is available at EWU will provide updates here and through our message systems as they relate to the operation of EWU programs in the University District.

    Contact Information

    Dave Meany - EWU Media Relations
    300 Showalter Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.6335
    fax: 509.359.4701

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