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.

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.

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Public Safety Hours

Monday, Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday, Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

PHONE (24 Hours, 7 days a week): 541-322-3110

In Case of Emergency

Dial 9-1-1
Department of Public Safety is available 24 hours, seven days a week. Dial 541-322-3110

Before emergencies occur, become familiar with campus Emergency Management, Emergency Operations Plan and Emergency Procedures.

Emergency Notification

OSU-Cascades is part of the OSU Emergency Notification system (OSU Alert). Faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to subscribe in order to recieve notifications in the event an emergency.

Sign up for OSU Alert


Automated External Defibrillators

AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) have been installed in each building. Bleeding control kits along with 2 additional tourniquets are located in every Automated External Defibrillator (AED) box on campus. The AED boxes are located:

  • on each floor of Tykeson Hall near the restrooms
  • on each floor of the Dining Hall in the main hallway
  • on each floor of the Residence Hall (Behind the lobby desk on floor 1, near the kitchen/lounge area on floors 2-4)
  • on the 1st floor of the Graduate & Research Center near the break room