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Welcome to the Department of Campus Safety

The Department of Campus Safety reports to the OU Vice President of Operations and is composed of the following elements: 

  • Emergency Management (Unmanned Aerial Systems, Trespass Appeals, AED's, other general safety areas)
  • Fire Marshal's Office (Fire Safety, Special Events)
  • Max Westheimer Airport Operations
  • Building, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Code Compliance.
  • Campus Weather Monitoring (Event Weather Safety and Support)

Our Mission

Our Mission is to assist in providing a safe environment for the University's students, faculty, staff, and visitors through education, planning, monitoring, enforcement codes, regulations and standards.

Our objective is to achieve a University culture that emphasizes safety.  This includes maintenance of life safety systems, safe buildings, events and activities, and emergency planning in a manner that enhances the quality of the University's campus operations and the lives of students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

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Please refer to the OU Healthy Together link for all COVID related information