Upcoming Event - Intimate Partner Violence: Recognizing Relationship Red Flags
October 11th, 2017, 12:20pm to 1:30pm, Library Seminar Room
In recognition of October as Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Awareness Month, OSS is hosting the first in a series of monthly brown bag lunch presentations on subjects related to gender based violence. Jenna Fejervary with the Office of Safety & Security. IPV is commonly known as domestic or dating violence. It is not always easy to determine in the early stages of a relationship if one person will become abusive and controlling. These behaviors intensify over a period of time. This presentation will discuss the warning signs of an abusive relationship and how you can help a friend in need.
If someone needs help immediately, contact OSS at 206-281-2911 or contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (800) 799-SAFE (7233) and (800) 787-3224 (TTY).
Walking or Vehicle Escorts
OSS offers a walking or vehicle escort, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. An escort can be obtained by dialing x2922 on any campus phone or (206) 281-2922 from other phones. OSS can travel up to 10 blocks off campus for a safety escort but cannot cross over any bridges.
Self Defense Workshop for Women – Contact Safety & Security to Schedule a Workshop
This workshop is for women at SPU (students and employees). The class is designed to teach women about the dynamics of gender based violence, the body’s natural reactions to trauma, and effective non-physical preventative measures that can help lower one’s risk of being targeted. Universal crime prevention tactics will be reviewed as well as issues specific to gender based violence. Attendees will also learn bystander intervention techniques that demonstrate how to safely intervene in potentially dangerous situations. Resources for further education and support will be available. The second portion of this class teaches physical defensive skills that are simple and easy to learn. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a class. Upcoming, open-registration classes will be announced here as well.
Parking? Here’s how it works
To access the online parking application, log on to the Banner Information System and select the Personal menu, then Parking and Commuting. Under this menu you can register your vehicle and apply for a parking permit. This process must be completed each year and updated as information changes.
2017–18 faculty and staff ORCA cards available
ORCA cards for faculty and staff may be renewed for 2017–18. Pick up your new card at the Office of Safety and Security between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Learn about alternative transportation: SPU offers incentives for employees to use alternative transportation such as bus, light rail, transit, vanpool, and bicycling. You can help reduce emissions, minimize the number of vehicles traveling to and from campus, and reduce the cost of commuting. Discover your options here.