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Updated at: Friday Oct. 22, 2021 at 9:27 AM

Emergency Communication

This site is intended to inform the WVU Potomac State community about emergencies occurring on the Potomac campus. In the event of an emergency:

  1. Up to date information will be posted on this web page.
  2. The University also will communicate with employees and students via messages to official WVU Potomac State e-mail addresses.
  3. Information will be provided to print, broadcast and web-based media outlets.
  4. Families receiving Parent Electronic News will be notified.

Reporting an Emergency

In the event of an emergency please follow these steps:

  1. Call 911 (9-911 from campus phones) for any situation that requires immediate police, fire, or medical response to preserve life or property.
  2. Use any of the outdoor blue tower emergency phones to report a campus emergency. Just pick up the receiver and press the button on the front center panel. Campus Police may be reached at (304) 788-6930

Important Phone Numbers

Student Emergencies

University Police: 304-788-6931

Emergencies on and off campus: 911

Non-Emergency 911: 304-813-0920 or 304-788-4106

If the emergency occurs outside regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), please call the Campus Police at 304-788-6931 or on their cell phone at 304-813-0920.