Office of Emergency Services (OES)

Welcome to the Office of Emergency Services at San Francisco State University, where safety and preparedness are our top priorities. As a cornerstone of our university's commitment to ensuring the well-being of our campus community, our office is dedicated to proactive emergency management and response. From fostering inclusivity and equity in our preparedness efforts to promoting sustainability and resilience in the face of challenges, we work tirelessly to create a secure environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Join us as we continue to strengthen safety, support, and community resilience at SF State and beyond.

The Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for ensuring the campus is well-equipped to respond to emergencies and disasters. This includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Recommending and procuring emergency supplies for mission critical functions and personnel;
  • Training Emergency Operations Center (EOC) members and other relevant personnel;
  • Facilitating and tracking emergency exercises and drills;
  • Serving as the subject matter expert for all things emergency management related;
  • Developing relationships with external agencies; and
  • Spearheading outreach efforts to ensure the Campus community is kept apprised of emergency preparedness resources and initiatives.

Active Incidents

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Contact Us

Office of Emergency Services

Office Hours 

Monday - Friday:

9:00am - 5:00pm

Student Spotlight

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Ishaan Pratap, a journalism student at San Francisco State University, deserves recognition for his recent article on earthquake preparedness for the expected "Big One". As a print and online journalism major in his final semester at San Francisco State, he wrote this piece for his Environmental Journalism class, which focuses on assignments related to the environment and more. Check out the link below to access his article. 

Stay tuned for upcoming student work and collaboration...

Shining Legacies: A Spotlight on Black Inventors

In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight the contributions Black Inventors have made to safety and emergency preparedness.