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Safety and Security


Safety Mission Statement

Eastern Oregon University is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees, students and visitors to the campus and to providing a safe working and educational environment.  The EOU safety committee brings faculty, staff and students together in a non-adversarial, cooperative effort to promote safety and health in the campus environment.


Security Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve the EOU community with respect, fairness and compassion. We seek to provide a safe and secure environment for our campus community.

We provide patrol services to the campus on a 24/7, 365-day basis. We believe in serving the campus through courteous and prompt assistance and to treat all we meet with professionalism and respect.


Contact Information

  • Phone: 541-962-3911
    • Call us anytime you need assistance.
    • We recommend adding this phone number to your contacts list.
  • Email: security@eou.edu
    • This email address is not monitored 24/7, if you have an immediate need please contact us by phone.

Campus Emergencies

If you see a crime in progress, call 911 to report it!

  • You do not need to dial a prefix, just dial 911.
    • If you call 911 from a campus phone, an alert will go out to Campus Security telling the team you have dialed 911. We will then try to reach you.
  • Contact us at 541-962-3911 for all other issues.

Accident Reporting

If you have an accident or are injured while at work, please call Campus Security at (541) 962-3911 as soon as possible or use the ‘Report an Accident‘ box on the right side of this page. A small safety team, made up of members of the EOU safety committee, will be notified and will arrange to meet with you to discuss the accident/injury.

It is important to note that all accidents or injuries must be reported within 48 hours.  Even accidents that do not require medical attention or first aid need to be reported.