Safety and weather news

Purdue police warn of internet scam for students seeking part-time jobs

Purdue University police are investigating reports of an internet scam attempting to defraud students who are seeking part-time jobs.


Bearing HallPurdue suspends classes; employees to report for normal operations

Purdue University officials announced that all classes for Wednesday (Jan. 30) have been canceled at the West Lafayette campus due to the expected wind chill temperatures that will be dangerous for students walking to and from classes. All university employees should report for normal campus duty at their regular time. Classes are expected to resume Thursday (Jan. 31).


Purdue assessing weather conditions, will communicate any changes

Purdue University’s administration and public safety team is actively monitoring the weather forecasts and planning should extreme windchill temperatures arrive later this week.


Parking information, safety tips provided for weekend, as winter storm expected

As moderate to heavy snowfall, accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures, is expected this weekend, Purdue University police have provided parking information and safety tips.


Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (January 24)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (January 24).


Purdue police seek help in identifying suspects in Honors College thefts

Purdue University police have released surveillance video and are asking for help in identifying two people of interest in relation to several thefts that occurred on Wednesday (Jan. 9) in the Honors College and Residences.


Purdue police release results of e-scooter rules enforcement campaign

Purdue University police are releasing numbers from a two-week enforcement campaign to ensure e-scooter and bicycle riders are following the rules of the road. The campaign, conducted from Oct. 29-Nov. 12, yielded 265 contacts between officers and riders, but no tickets handed out.


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