Public Safety

Security Enhancements

  • The following enhancements have recently been made to better prepare the Seattle University for an emergency:

    • Blue Light Phones have the capability to broadcast emergency messages throughout campus.
    • The SU homepage can prominently announce school closure and emergency information and will provide updated information through
    • The handbook, What to Do! Public Safety Emergency Guide has been distributed across campus and a digital copy can be accessed by clicking here
    • The Seattle Police Department's East Precinct led the university's Executive Team through an emergency tabletop exercise and an "active shooter" training activity.
    • A newly formed Emergency Management Group, consisting of university leaders, meets weekly to review emergency protocols, procedures and systems.