Safety and Risk Services

Safety and Risk Services, led by Vice President and Chief Resilience Officer André Le Duc, is home to units charged with keeping our campus community safe and resilient.

UO Police Department

Jason Wade
Chief of Police

The University of Oregon Police Department's goal is to help create an exceptionally safe, secure campus for students, faculty, and staff to focus on our core mission of instruction, research and public service. UOPD operates 24 hours a day, year-round.  Officers patrol the campus on foot, by bicycle, and by vehicle, and are responsible for campus safety, crime prevention, and law enforcement.  UOPD serves campus with sworn police officers, as well as public safety officers, security officers, and civilian staff in a variety of roles.  For general information or routine service calls, call 541-346-2919.  In emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

Emergency Management and Continuity

Krista Dillon
Chief of Staff and Senior Director of Operations, Safety and Risk Services

Emergency Management manages, coordinates, and supports a variety of emergency planning, training, and exercising functions. Together, these functions ensure the University can protect against, respond to, recover from, and ensure continuity after natural and human-caused emergencies.

Risk Management and Insurance

Deb Donning
Director, Risk Management and Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance leads efforts to protect the University’s assets by identifying, analyzing, and controlling exposures; mitigating risks; financing losses; and implementing and monitoring the risk management process.  Specific functions handled by Risk Management and Insurance staff include claims processing, workers' compensation administration, and management of insurance policies.

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

Steve Stuckmeyer

EHS helps maintain a healthy and safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.  EHS staff members provide technical assistance and specialized knowledge; provide safety training; oversee compliance with applicable environmental, health and safety laws and rules and regulations; and work with the campus community to identify and resolve health, safety, and environmental issues.

Location Innovation Lab

Ken Kato

The Location Innovation Lab maintains a university-wide enterprise geodatabase that connects the campus community to a room-level GIS. This system provides UO staff and managers with the ability to track infrastructure and assets including utility systems, hazardous materials, capital construction projects, and individual data/voice jacks and networks throughout all of the buildings and grounds on campus. Location Innovation Lab also maintains the base map for the campus and designs custom publication maps for the University of Oregon.