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