Emergency Information Hub

Emergency Information Hub

CAMPUS CLOSURE – December 23, 2022

Due to extreme weather and dangerous winter conditions on campus and throughout the area, and expected worsening conditions, Eastern Oregon University’s main campus in La Grande is closed Friday, Dec. 23.  All offices, buildings and pathways are closed to members of the EOU community and the public. EOU employees are not to report for work remotely or on-campus. EOU on-campus partners are not to report for work on campus. Monitor your EOU email, the EOU website, Facebook, Canvas, Mountie Hub, local broadcast radio or call EOU’s weather line at 541-962-3131 for updates. 

For Classified employees scheduled to work, use of inclement weather hours is authorized in accordance with Article 58 of the OPU-SEIU contract. Contact the Human Resources Department with any questions about timesheet entries.

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EOU ALERT Emergency Notification System

EOU winter weather: Monitor the EOU website, EOU email, Webster/Canvas, local broadcast radio or call EOU’s weather line at 541-962-3131 for closure or delayed opening notifications.

In the event of an emergency or campus closure, EOU students, employees and partners will be notified via e-mail, voice and text messages.

On campus students are automatically opted in. Online students must opt in manually.

Ensure you receive EOU ALERT by updating your contact information!

If you are an employee of a partner organization with offices on campus, you can also receive EOU ALERT!



Emergency Police and Fire Departments

  • Emergency 911
  • From campus phone 911

La Grande Police Department

  • Emergency 911
  • Non-emergency 541-963-1017

La Grande Fire Department

  • Emergency 911
  • Non-emergency 541-963-3123

EOU Emergency Preparation

View our Emergency Preparation FAQ

Response to an active shooter

How to respond to an active shooter on the EOU campus (PDF)

Shots Fired On Campus (Student Edition)

Shots Fired On Campus (Office Edition)

Security Services

Security and emergency services provided at Eastern Oregon University help insure a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. On campus security is responsible for:

  • Response to life threatening incidents.
  • Patrol of campus grounds, buildings and other EOU properties.
  • Enforcement of parking codes and regulations.
  • Facilitates emergency access to campus buildings.
  • Enforces campus policies and regulations.
  • Responds to reports of crimes occurring on campus property.
  • Cooperative criminal investigations with local and state authorities

Crimes or criminal activity should immediately be reported to the Security Department.

Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program

EOU’s policies regarding sexual harassment, sexual assault, and consensual relationships can be accessed from the link below along with our campus anonymous report form.

Campus Security and Fire Reports and other required reports

To comply with the Clery Act, campuses across the nation are required to annually disclose crimes that have occurred on and around campus.