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Emergency Services



Western Carolina University is committed to creating and maintaining a culture of safety. We strive to foster a supportive and secure environment, where individuals can feel safe to visit, learn, work and live.

Emergency preparedness is the responsibility of every individual in the Western Carolina University community. Together we can plan and prepare, stay informed and continue to foster a safe and secure campus environment. 

Campus Emergency Information

Emergency Preparedness

Training and Exercises

Mission Statement

University Emergency Services Department serves the students, faculty, staff, and surrounding communities of WCU by providing comprehensive safety, security, and emergency management programs in order to save lives, protect property, promote and enhance continuity of operations, and reduce the effect of emergencies and disasters.

WCU Weather

National Weather Service Forecast - Cullowhee

National Weather Service Forecast - Asheville 

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