Emergency Procedures

Information for the various emergency procedures if an emergency takes place at PNWU.

Emergency Procedures

Emergency: Call 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: Call 509.823.3346

You are the first line of defense, the eyes and ears watching out for the safety of Pacific Northwest University. All of us must take responsibility for our own safety and assist those around us.

If you see something, say something! Report anything that is unusual or suspicious.

The university will make any necessary announcements regarding campus emergencies here.


Reporting Emergencies

Information about how to report an emergency at PNWU.

Evacuation Procedures

Evacuation procedures for an emergency situation at PNWU.

Shelter in Place

Information about sheltering in place during an emergency situation.

Medical Emergencies

Information for medical emergencies at PNWU.

Active Shooter

Emergency procedures for dealing with an active shooter at PNWU.

Disruptive or Distressed Individuals

Guide to assisting disruptive or distressed individuals.

Bomb Threat

Emergency procedures for dealing with a bomb threat on the PNWU campus.

Fire or Explosion

Emergency procedures for dealing with a fire or explosion on the PNWU campus.


Emergency procedures for dealing with a volcanic eruption that affects the PNWU campus.


Emergency procedures for handling an earthquake that affects the PNWU campus.


Emergency procedures for a flood affecting the PNWU campus.

Severe Weather

Emergency procedures for severe weather affecting the PNWU campus.

Hazardous Materials

Emergency procedures for dealing with hazardous materials affecting the PNWU campus.


Procedures to follow in an emergency landslide situation affecting the PNWU campus.

Utility Emergency

Emergency procedures for handling a utility emergency affecting the PNWU campus.

Contact Information


For Emergencies:
Call 9-1-1

PNWU Security Office
200 University Parkway
Yakima, WA 98901

Security 24 Hours