Department of Public Safety

The OSU-Cascades Department of Public Safety provides security services to the faculty, staff and students at the OSU-Cascades campus.

Emergency: 9-1-1
OSU-Cascades Department of Public Safety 24/7: 541-322-3110

A safe and secure environment is made possible through each member of the OSU-Cascades community's involvement in crime prevention and sensible behavior.

In order to have a safe and successful OSU-Cascades experience, each person must take responsibility to recognize one's own vulnerability to crime and reduce risks through preventative action and cooperation with the Department of Public Safety.

In Case of Emergency

Please visit our Emergency Management website to view our Emergency Operations Plan and Emergency Procedures.

Emergency Notification

OSU-Cascades is part of the OSU Emergency Notification system (OSUAlert) and the Central Oregon Community College Emergency Notification System. Faculty, Staff and Students are strongly encouraged to enter their emergency contact information to be notified to in the event an emergency. Instructions for updating your contact information and changing your personal settings are provided below.

OSU-Cascades Emergency Notification
Sign up for OSU Alert to receive texts, phone calls and emails automatically.

COCC Emergency Notification System (ENS)
For information about the COCC Emergency Notification System, or to change your settings here.

COCC Alert Line at 541-383-7777
COCC Public Safety at 541-383-7272
or email

OSU-Cascades Emergency Status
OSU Corvallis Listing of Alerts

Central Oregon Community College

The COCC Safety and Security Department provides security services to the faculty, staff and students on the COCC campus.
COCC Public Safety 24/7: 541-383-7272

Automated External Defibrillators

AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) have been installed in each building.

  • Tykeson Hall - Located next to the elevator on all three floors
  • Cascades Graduate and Research Center - Located outside the kitchen

Safety Committee

We would like to encourage the OSU-Cascades community to provide feedback for the OSU-Cascades Safety Committee on safety policies, concerns, or comments.

Please send us an email at, detailing your comment, location of safety concern (if applicable), and contact information so that we may respond to you. To see who is on the OSU-Cascades Safety Committee, please refer to Safety Committee.