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  • MSUM has decided to not purchase subscription to BlueLight app.

    Last spring, MSUM initiated a pilot test of the BlueLight app., a safety feature designed to send distress signals from mobile devices. After reviewing the data on the download rate and use of the BlueLight app., MSUM has decided to not purchase a University-paid subscription. Faculty, staff and students who registered for the app. during […]

    MSUM offering Rape Aggression Defense courses this Fall

    The Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce that MSUM will once again be offering Rape Aggression Defense courses this Fall. If you’re interested in learning more about these free women’s self defense courses, please email RAD@mnstate.edu Information about when and where courses will be available can soon be found on our website.

    Emergency evacuation drills on Sept. 10

    MSUM will be conducting emergency evacuation drills in all campus buildings, except residence halls, on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please take this opportunity to review the emergency plans posted throughout all buildings. Some things to remember when you hear the building evacuation alarm: • Do not use elevators. Those […]

    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 […]

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