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Campus traffic safety urged as campus again bustling with activity

Purdue University police are once again urging pedestrian and bicycle safety as students begin the 2014-15 academic year.


Alertus emergency beaconsPurdue implements new safety enhancements as students return for fall semester

As students return for the fall 2014 semester at Purdue University, they will notice enhancements to public safety on the West Lafayette campus that were implemented over the summer months.


Purdue to test all-hazards outdoor sirens Tuesday (Aug. 19) during BGR

Purdue University will conduct evacuation drills and test its all-hazards outdoor emergency warning sirens Tuesday (Aug. 19) during Boiler Gold Rush, the weeklong orientation program for new students.


Purdue officials monitor Ebola outbreak in western Africa

Purdue University is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. At present, no immediate threat to our campuses has been identified. The Purdue University Student Health Center (PUSH) is receiving bulletins from the CDC and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) related to Ebola and will distribute any necessary information and guidance, as it is known, through campus communication channels. PUSH continuously monitors any and all infectious diseases, including Ebola. Detailed infection control systems are in place.


Emergency preparedness training sessions continue

All-Hazards Awareness Training is continuing to be offered to the Purdue community through in-person sessions and online through the university's Blackboard Learn and WebCert websites.


Emergency preparedness training expands to online sessions

All-Hazards Awareness Training, which will continue to be offered to the Purdue community through in-person sessions, will also be offered online through the university's Blackboard Learn website.


Multiple campus construction projects taking place over the summer

Following spring commencement, there will be an increase in construction on and around the West Lafayette campus. Students, faculty, staff and visitors should be cautious in areas where work is taking place.


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Emergency:  911
Phone: 765-49-48221


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Phone: 765-49-46919


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