Missouri State University - West Plains

Campus Safety

Missouri State University-West Plains is relatively crime-free. The University adheres to a set of educational and administrative policies which are essential to maintain a safe and secure learning environment and which foster a sense of community and public accountability.

Site Index

Choose the appropriate section to view the information for a particular topic listed below:

Section Topic
Communication
  Building Coordinators
  Campus Safety Website
  Emergency Procedures Posters
Coordination
  Campus Safety & Parking Committee
  Consultation
Crisis Management
  General Information
  Purpose
  Authority
  Emergency Committee
  Emergency Operations Center
Policies
  Cell Phones and Electronic Devices in the Classroom
  Emergency Notifications and Timely Warning Policy
  Facilities Usage
  Firearms and Weapons Policy
  Parking Regulations
  Public Forum Policy
  Rollerblading/Skateboarding Policy
  Tobacco Policy
  Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  Weather Policy
Preparation
  Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
  Campus Lighting
  Chemical and Biology Supplies
  Crime Reporting
  Education and Training
  Fire Drills
  Hostile Persons
  Severe Weather Exercises
  Sex Offender Lists
  Terrorists Acts
  Vehicle Regulations
Procedures
  Bomb Threat Procedures
  Earthquake Procedures
  Emergency Procedures by Building
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  Evacuations
  Fire Procedures
  Incidents and Accidents
  Mail Procedures
  Medical Emergencies
  Parking Ticket Appeal
 
  Tornado Procedures
Services
  Emergency Messages
  Evening Safety Services
  First Aid Kits
  Identity Theft
  Lost and Found
Warning Systems
  Emergency Lighting
  Emergency Notification
  Fire Alarms
  Fire Extinguishers
  Missouri State Alert
  National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radios
  Public Availability of Safety Reports
  Right-to-Know
  Road Conditions

Safety Video - "Shots Fired"

A great resource for the campus community which presents "what to do" information in the event of an on-campus shooting. (Requires BearPass login)

Run. Hide. Fight. - Video

Emergency Links

Missouri State Alert

Evening Safety
For escort between classrooms and parking lots, vehicle trouble or similar needs:
Call (417) 257-9078
Police or Fire:
Call 911