From 2 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 in 261 Rhatigan Student Center, Olive Room, the University Police Department (UPD) will host Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training and Stop the Bleed.

This training is completely free. During the two-part training, UPD will talk about past events and go over different ways to take an active role in your own safety. It will then go over various ways to “Stop the Bleed” to help not only yourself but others.

For questions, reach out to the UPD at 316-978-3450 or email police.training@wichita.edu.

Wichita State Fire and Safety and Meyers Automatic Fire Protection will conduct annual testing on the fire sprinkler systems throughout the campus. The testing will begin the week of Monday, March 25 and continue until completed.

Annual fire sprinkler testing is required by state law and is vital in keeping WSU safe.

Interruptions to classes and daily business will try to be avoided but may occur. If an alarm is sounded, occupants should treat it as an actual alarm unless informed by Fire and Safety or the contractor that evacuation is not necessary.

Questions can be directed to WSU Fire Safety Inspectors Scott Murray at 316-978-5803 or Dennis Moore at 316-978-5531.

From 2:30 to 6 p.m. March 29 at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, the University Police Department (UPD) will host Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training and Stop the Bleed.

The training is free. During the three-part training, UPD will talk about past events and go over different ways to take an active role in your own safety. It will then go over various ways to “Stop the Bleed” to help not only yourself but others. Lastly it will do scenarios based on the core principals learned during the lecture portion.

For questions, reach out to the UPD at 316-978-3450 or email police.training@wichita.edu.

Graphical fire hydrant and flame with the text stay safe and learn more about fire safety resources

Wichita State University is committed to the safety of its campus community and provides fire safety resources to help Shockers stay safe on and off campus.

Learn more and find resources on how to stay safe on the Fire & Safety Office webpage, including information on:

  • Working with open flames, heat or sparks
  • Proper use of extension cords
  • Restrictions for potentially dangerous decorations
  • Proper use of fireworks and other pyrotechnics
  • WSU’s commitment to a tobacco free campus
  • How to use fire extinguishers in the case of an emergency
  • Filling out a permit to host a grilling activity
  • The prohibition on the use of portable space heaters
  • The potential fire hazards of battery powered mobility devices
  • General advice on fire safety off campus
  • Keeping corridors free of storage and equipment for emergency evacuations

For more information or questions, contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

Graphical fire hydrant and flame with the text stay safe and learn more about fire safety resources

Wichita State University is committed to the safety of its campus community and provides fire safety resources to help Shockers stay safe on and off campus.

Learn more and find resources on how to stay safe on the Fire & Safety Office webpage, including information on:

  • Working with open flames, heat or sparks
  • Proper use of extension cords
  • Restrictions for potentially dangerous decorations
  • Proper use of fireworks and other pyrotechnics
  • WSU’s commitment to a tobacco free campus
  • How to use fire extinguishers in the case of an emergency
  • Filling out a permit to host a grilling activity
  • The prohibition on the use of portable space heaters
  • The potential fire hazards of battery powered mobility devices
  • General advice on fire safety off campus
  • Keeping corridors free of storage and equipment for emergency evacuations

For more information or questions, contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

Morrison Hall on campus in the snow

In response to expected inclement weather, Wichita State University will move to remote operations Tuesday, Jan. 16. Critical campus operations will remain open, and employees who support these operations are expected to report to campus. All other employees should work remotely when possible. Classes will be moved to remote delivery.

At this time, classes and university operations are expected to resume Wednesday, Jan. 17 as scheduled.

Students with questions can reach out to their instructors, and employees can reach out to their supervisors.

Critical campus operations that will remain open include student housing, dining options (which may reduce business hours as needed), campus police, facilities services, research laboratories (at faculty discretion), student wellness (which may reduce business hours as needed) and operations otherwise designated by the president, athletic director or any vice president.

Employees can refer to the timekeeping website for more information on time reporting, pay and leave.

See university inclement weather guidelines for general information.

Additional updates will be shared as it becomes available. Thank you for your cooperation as we work together to ensure the safety of our campus community.

Morrison Hall on campus in the snow

In response to the current inclement weather, Wichita State University will move to remote operations, effective immediately. Critical campus operations will remain open, and employees who support these operations are expected to report to campus. All other employees should work remotely when possible. Pre-session classes will be moved to remote delivery. 

At this time, classes and university operations are expected to resume Wednesday as scheduled. 

Students with questions can reach out to their instructors, and employees can reach out to their supervisors. 

Critical campus operations that will remain open include student housing, dining options (which may reduce business hours as needed), campus police, facilities services, research laboratories (at faculty discretion), student wellness (which may reduce business hours as needed) and operations otherwise designated by the president, athletic director or any vice president. 

Employees can refer to the timekeeping website for more information on time reporting, pay and leave.  

See university inclement weather guidelines for general information

Additional updates will be shared as it becomes available. Thank you for your cooperation as we work together to ensure the safety of our campus community.  

Police vehicle parked in front of Morrison Hall with Hide you items, Take your keys, Lock your vehicle. If you see any suspicious activity, call 978-3450. Hide your items, take your keys, lock your vehicle, call 978-3450

Members of Shocker Nation should take time to protect their valuables. If you must leave something in your car, hide it, make sure you always take your keys and lock your car doors.

If you experience an issue with a break-in or damage to your car, call 316-978-3450 from your cellular device or 911 from a Campus Phone. Also available are any of the many Blue Light phones located across campus.

Wichita State Fire and Safety and Meyers Automatic Fire Protection will conduct annual testing on the fire sprinkler systems throughout the campus. The testing will begin the week of Monday, March 27 and will continue until completed.

Annual fire sprinkler testing is required by state law and is vital in keeping WSU safe.

Interruptions to classes and daily business will try to be avoided but may occur. If an alarm is sounded, occupants should treat it as an actual alarm unless informed by Fire and Safety or the contractor that evacuation is not necessary.

Questions can be directed to Fire and Safety Coordinators Scott Murray at 316-978-5803 or Dennis Moore at 316-978-5531.

Wichita State Fire and Safety and Meyers Automatic Fire Protection will be conducting annual testing on the fire sprinkler systems throughout the campus. The testing will begin the week of Monday, March 27 and continue until completed.

Annual fire sprinkler testing is required by state law and is vital in keeping WSU safe.

Interruptions to classes and daily business will try to be avoided but may occur. If an alarm is sounded, occupants should treat it as an actual alarm unless informed by Fire and Safety or the contractor that evacuation is not necessary.

Questions can be directed to Fire and Safety Coordinators Scott Murray at 316-978-5803 or Dennis Moore at 316-978-5531.