COVID-19 Information

All plans and preparedness guides related to the ongoing response to COVID-19 can be found on the Coronavirus Information webpage.

Business Continuity and Emergency Management

Emergency management cycle graphic


Business Continuity and Emergency Management (BCEM) partners with not only the University community but local, state and federal partners to provide Continuity of Operations Planning and Emergency Response during disruptions related to a variety of natural and human-caused hazards.


The mission of the Business Continuity/Emergency Management (BCEM) Office is to coordinate the emergency management related efforts and develop response plans and operational guides that support current policy and that will continue to transform Pacific University and its community into a resilient organization focused on saving lives, protecting property, and minimizing disruption to operations through a comprehensive and integrated program of preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation initiatives.


Business Continuity 

  • Continuing critical operations during a disruption (administrative and academic)
  • Assisting departments/offices/colleges in the development of customized continuity plans
  • Identifying and strengthening University wide mission essential functions
  • Coordinating with UIS on Disaster Recovery Planning 

Emergency Management

  • Development of a comprehensive all hazards plan that incudes:
    • Emergency Operations Plan
    • Incident Annexes
    • Functional Annexes
  • Preparedness Training and Outreach
  • Risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Coordination with IHE peers and city, county, regional and state partners


Contact Us

Amy Rasmussen | Business Continuity/Emergency Manager
Clark Hall| 503-352-3011 |


2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116