Western Connecticut State University's

Office of Emergency Management

For the purpose of our community,
Emergency Management is a process with which our campus can build and sustain
its capabilities to reduce vulnerability and become more resilient.
Our efforts are led by representatives of the Facilities and Student Affairs Divisions.

Plan, Prepare, Prevail.


You never want to be caught in a situation and not know what to do.
Here are some additional ways to keep you alert and prepared for all situations.


Please visit our Covid-19 page for the most up to date information.

Additional Resources

Indoor masking is optional.

Click HERE to go to the CDC's website for more information on proper handwashing strategies


Please use the following resources to monitor the Monkeypox situation in Connecticut. For additional support visit the WCSU Pride Center.

Click the image below to view video from WCSU regarding the Monekpox Virus.



Coming this fall!

First Aid, CPR, and AED

Learn how to identify some common conditions and provide basic first aid, use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), and preform CPR.

More information to come.

Stop the Bleed

The leading cause of preventable death in trauma is bleeding. Someone can bleed to death in under five minutes. Knowing how to prevent blood loss by controlling the bleed can save lives. Learn how to do just that in this Stop the Bleed class.

When: Monday September 26th 3:00-5:00

Location: Warner Hall - 101 Lyceum South

Open to all WCSU students, faculty and staff.

Classes are limited to 16 people so sign up soon.

Register Here.

Fire Extinguisher Training

Prepare yourself incase of a fire emergency by knowing how to properly use a fire extinguisher. This class will teach you just that by practicing on a live fire.

More information to come.


Knowing what is available for you throughout our University is incredibly important! Stay up to date on our emergency procedure guides, the resources that you can read about, and our social media for decisions regarding school closures and delays!



You might be in a new town, a new state, or across the country from your home when you come to Western Connecticut State University. Stay up to date with the weather and know what to do when a hazard comes about.


Pano Koukopoulos, MA, CIT, CHMM
Director, Emergency Management
University Hall 001
Phone (203) 837-9352

Sharon McCarthy
Student Employee, Emergency Management
University Hall 001