Campus safety and security is of the highest priority at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU). WTAMU strives to provide a healthy, safe, and secure environment for all members of the campus community. The following campus entities provide campus-wide safety and security support and service.
Please note: In an emergency, call 911
Campus Security and Fire Safety Report >> (2016-2017 PDF)
WTAMU's Campus Security and Fire Safety Report includes a crime report, safety checklists, emergency phone numbers, policy statements, descriptions of emergency campus services, information about the security of campus facilities and residence halls, sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, weapon violations, and the abuse of alcohol and other drugs. A printed copy will be provided upon request from the office of Student Affairs or the University Police Department.
Code of Student Life >> (PDF)
The West Texas A&M University Police Department is a full-service police department.
UPD offers multiple services, including:
For additional information, contact UPD at 806-651-2300 or visit www.wtamu.edu/police.
The Environmental Health and Safety program (EHSP) is responsible for general safety, by promoting safe work and health practices, to all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Examples of General Health and Safety components include: office safety, proper lifting techniques, trip and fall prevention.
For additional information, contact EHS at 806-651-4261. The General Safety Environmental Health and Safety program also includes the following components:
Academic Research Environmental Health and Safety (AR-EHS)
The Academic and Research Environmental Health and Safety Program (AR-EHS) establishes required and best management practices and training to provide a safe research environment. AREHS facilitates the WTAMU campus research compliance committees, laboratory inspections, laser and radiation safety, chemical procurement and inventory, export controls, financial conflict of interest, occupational health, and over 60 standard operating procedures found at: www.wtamu.edu/sops
For additional information, contact AR-EHS at 806-651-2740 or visit www.wtamu.edu/arehs.
Fire and Life Safety Environmental Health and Safety (FLS-EHS)
The Fire and Life Safety Environmental Health Safety Program (FLS-EHS) provides advisory and technical support and training to the University community related to fire and life safety, including: managing safety risk, assessing and evaluating the environment, promoting safe work practices, providing educational training programs, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations and standards.
For additional information, contact FLS-EHS at 806-651-2134 or visit www.wtamu.edu/flsehs.
The Risk Management Office (RM) at West Texas A&M University seeks to minimize the adverse effects of unpredictable events by identifying, evaluating, and controlling loss exposures faced by the University to preserve human, physical, and financial assets.
Risk Management supports the following university functions:
For additional information, contact RM at 806-651-2961 or visit www.wtamu.edu/risk.
The Division of Student Affairs promotes an educational and safe environment that enhances student involvement and development by offering rich and varied programs, services and facilities that support lifelong learning, safety, and health.
Student Affairs provides the following safety and health services:
For additional information, contact 806.651.2050 or visit http://www.wtamu.edu/student-support/student-affairs.aspx.
To support the university in achieving its mission while providing comprehensive human resource and payroll services.
For additional information, contact: 806-651-2090