Safety and weather news

Purdue to activate the all-hazards outdoor sirens, conduct evacuation drills during BGR

Purdue University will conduct evacuation drills and test its all-hazards outdoor emergency warning sirens this week during Boiler Gold Rush, the orientation program for new students.

National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference to draw nearly 2,000 to campus

The National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference will be held July 16-20 at Purdue.

Purdue police provide exit strategies from University Street Parking Garage during construction

With summer construction underway on the West Lafayette campus, a number of projects will affect travel and parking in the area.

Campus activities spring to life during busy April

— Numerous activities will take place over the next two weekends at Purdue, and university police are asking that drivers and pedestrians use caution around the campus area. They also want people residing in the area or visiting to be aware that there could be some noise from outdoor concerts and events.

Purdue police investigates series of false fire alarms

Purdue University police are conducting a criminal investigation into seven instances over the last three days of false fire alarms being set off.

Campus-wide tornado drill on Tuesday (March 20); tornado awareness classes set

Purdue University’s Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office will conduct a campus-wide voluntary tornado drill at approximately 10:15 a.m. Tuesday (March 20).

Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (Jan. 25)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 25).

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