The Odessa College Police Department is dedicated in helping to maintain the safety and security of all faculty, staff, visitors and students while they are on campus. Campus Police Officers are available to assist students and visitors with directions to campus buildings and events, courtesy escorts, vehicles with battery problems, keys locked in vehicles, and location of lost and found property. The Police Department’s phone is 432-335-6666. Police officers may be contacted on a 24-hour basis by calling or texting 432-238-6334. The Police Department is located in the Spur Building Room 101.
Students should notify their parents, spouses and friends that the college staff will not interrupt classes to deliver a message unless there is a medical emergency (as deemed by college officials) or a death in the family. Under federal law students’ schedules cannot be given to a third party in either verbal or written form without the students’ written permission.
Emergency messages for students should be directed to the Office of the Vice President for Student Services on weekdays during normal business hours.
After hours emergency messages should be directed to the campus police at 432-238-6334.
Students, their family and employees may register for Wrangler Alerts online. Wrangler Alerts is an automated system which allows individuals to have emergency messages sent via text or voicemail to cell phones, home phones or email. This is an opt-out service for all active students, faculty, and staff. Other registrations occurs online and information can be revised at any time based on the individual’s preferences.