VanCoug Alerts

Special Announcement Regarding Statewide Outdoor Air Quality – Wildfire Smoke

Air quality in various WSU locations statewide could be impacted by environmental conditions and smoke from wildfires. The Washington State Department of Ecology monitors air quality, identifies people that may be sensitive to outdoor smoke and/or particulate concentrations in the air, and recommends appropriate precautions. For more information go to WSU Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page at

WSU Vancouver Lockdown Drill 3/12/2015

WSU Vancouver Public Safety and Emergency Management will conduct a Lockdown Drill on the Vancouver campus on Thursday 3/12/2015 from 1:30 PM through 1:45 PM.

The drill will be announced using the mass notification system (be sure to sign up for notices using Zzusis) and campus public address systems.

During the drill, exterior campus doors will be locked and safety and facilities staff will be monitoring for mechanical and user compliance.