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  • Karen Mehnert-Meland to serve as Interim Public Safety Director

    Karen Mehnert-Meland has agreed to serve in an interim capacity as the Public Safety Director while a search for the permanent director is conducted.  She will begin her duties on Tuesday, September 8. Karen retired from MSU Moorhead in June 2014 after nearly 36 years of service to the University.  She earned two degrees from […]

    Simulated crash on football stadium track today

    The Moorhead Police Department is sponsoring the “Every 15 Minutes” program at Moorhead High School April 29-30. The hard-hitting event is meant to awaken high school students to the consequences of drinking and driving. On April 29 at 2:25 p.m., a simulated traffic crash on the MSUM football stadium track will take place. Students will […]

    New emergency notification features

    Keep an eye out for new features with MSUM’s emergency notification systems. Thanks to the hard work of our friends in IT and Marketing, our campus network televisions will display new emergency messages when Public Safety or other University officials have emergent notifications for the campus community. Questions about registering for emergency notifications on campus? […]

    Give your feedback on proposed parking and traffic regulations today

    Stop by the CMU today and visit the Parking Committee table! We’re soliciting feedback in this open forum session on the proposed 2015-2016 Parking and Traffic Regulations.

    RAD (Rape. Aggression. Defense.) training taught to MSUM faculty, staff and Public Safety officers this week

    Some MSUM faculty and staff members and MSUM Public Safety officers, along with three attendees from NDSU and one from M State, have been receiving self-defense training from RAD officers. RAD stands for Rape. Aggression. Defense. The last day of this three-day course is today and has been training faculty, staff and officers how to […]

    MSUM first campus in Minnesota utilizing BlueLight app

    By Meghan Feir In an effort to create an even safer environment, Minnesota State University Moorhead is the first campus (college or corporate) in Minnesota utilizing the BlueLight app, a safety feature for mobile devices that enables users to send immediate distress signals to Public Safety and 911 when in need of assistance. Parking and […]

    Test status between 2-4 p.m. next Tuesday for card access controller system

    The card access controller system in Hagen Hall, Langseth Hall, the Comstock Memorial Union, and parts of the Center for the Arts will be in a test status between 2pm and 4pm on Tuesday, March 17th. Card reader access may be unavailable during this time. Thank you for your understanding. Please contact Shane Kelly at […]

    Last day to vote for MSUM

    Show your Dragon Pride and vote for MSUM! MSUM has been nominated to win up to $100,000 in the STANLEY Security Together for Safer Schools Grant Program. The grant could be used towards access control, video cameras, emergency communications, or improving safety and security on campus through other security products or services. From Jan. 19 […]

    Parking Office updates: permits and ticket waivers

    Parking Office updates! Need to return a permit? Parking permit returns are being accepted for a refund until February 3rd. Refunds will not be accepted after that date. Ticket waivers are still in effect for the rest of the Academic Year, but we’d like to clarify some points. Tickets received for parking in a Reserved […]

    New Public Safety Director Chris Nelson joins MSUM

    Chris Nelson has begun his new duties as MSUM’s Director of Public Safety. Nelson has 15 years of experience in emergency and facility management and 13 years of experience teaching and implementing facility safety and emergency preparedness programs. “I am pleased to welcome Chris to our campus community and the President’s Cabinet,” said President Anne […]

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