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Alertus Desktop Alert

Posted on May 19, 2017

Introducing Alertus Desktop. As an additional means of receiving Dragon Alert emergency notifications, a full-screen desktop warning is being made available for all work-issued PC’s and Macs.  Read the rest of this entry →

Schumann presents at IACLEA Mid America Regional Conference

Posted on May 11, 2017

Jim Schumann, MSUM Director of Public Safety, presented two different sessions at the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) Mid America Regional Conference in Kansas City April 2-3.  Read the rest of this entry →

Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week

Posted on April 19, 2017

Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21, 2017. This annual public event is designed to remind the public that it is essential to plan ahead for Minnesota’s severe spring and summer weather. MSUM Public Safety encourages all members of the campus community to be aware of building evacuation routes and severe weather safe areas on campus. These routes and areas are identified on the emergency plans which are posted in conspicuous locations in our campus classrooms, meeting areas, departments and residence halls. View an example of an emergency planRead the rest of this entry →

Two men suspected of stealing textbooks at NDSU may have been at MSUM

Posted on March 02, 2017

MSUM Public Safety is asking that people report incidents of stolen textbooks following an NDSU alert last week that two men are suspected of stealing high value textbooks.

In the alert, NDSU Police said that on February 23 between 5:40 p.m. and 10:45 p.m., two males entered multiple locked offices in NDSU’s Barry Hall and stole a large number of textbooks. “It appears that the suspects are mostly interested in stealing text books related to subjects like, but not limited to: Accounting, Economics and Econometric.”

MSUM Public Safety Director Jim Schumann said the suspects were seen on video at MSUM’s Center for Business on Friday, February 24, 2017, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. MSUM Public Safety has taken several reports of missing books from offices in the Center for Business and asks that anyone missing textbooks or sees any suspicious individuals to call Public Safety. If you can identify either of these individuals, please call Public Safety at 477-2449. Thank you.  Read the rest of this entry →

FBI active shooter training tomorrow

Posted on February 14, 2017

All MSUM faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend an active shooter presentation specifically addressing colleges and other education environments. The presentations will include information on what to do in an active shooter situation to increase the probability of survival and potential pre-event indicators of a person preparing to embark on a mass violence event. The topic will also instruct attendees in using “Active Listening Skills” to assist people with preventing an active shooter situation and not just surviving one.

The same presentation will be offered at the following times:

  • Date: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017
  • Times: 6:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m.
  • Location: MSUM Campus, CMU Room 205

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Parking and Key/Card Staffing Change

Posted on November 14, 2016

Shane Kelly has been activated for military duty and will be on leave for at least a year. To ensure you continue to receive a high-level of service in the parking and key/card office, Public Safety Sergeant Jessica Jorgensen has been assigned to work in these areas for the duration of Shane’s absence. You can contact Jessica at 218-477-2675, email parking@mnstate.edu or go to the parking website at mnstate.edu/parking.

Jim Schumann, Director of Public Safety

Public Safety Offering Free RAD Course

Posted on May 19, 2016

Interested in a free basic self-defense course? The Department of Public Safety is offering a free RAD course this summer. We’re certified to teach female participants, and welcome employees, students, and community members to join us.  Read the rest of this entry →

Public Safety Offering Free Rape Aggression Defense Course

Posted on May 17, 2016

The MSUM Department of Public Safety is offering a free RAD class this summer, and wants to invite faculty and staff to participate! Our trained instructors are certified to instruct female participants in Basic Physical Defense, and welcome our campus colleagues to participate.  Read the rest of this entry →

University Traffic and Parking Regulations Survey

Posted on April 29, 2016

Interested in providing feedback on the proposed changes to the University’s Traffic & Parking Regulations? Take this short survey to let us know your thoughts.

Your feedback is important, thank you for taking time to let us know how you feel about the proposed changes to MSUM’s parking regulations.

Provide Feedback on MSUM Traffic and Parking Regulations

Posted on April 21, 2016

Interested in providing feedback on the proposed changes to the University’s Traffic and Parking Regulations? Take our short survey and comment on the changes that are currently being proposed by the Facility, Grounds and Safety Committee.

Your feedback is important, and we appreciate your responses!

Take the short survey here: https://mnstate.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cI7P3SGEU9aOXvn.

MSUM new hires

Posted on March 14, 2016

Please join us in welcoming the following new employees to MSU Moorhead. Make sure to stop by their departments to say hello and let them know “It’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon!”

March 4, 2016
Vincent Williams,  Adjunct, School of Teaching and Learning

March 14, 2016
James Schumann, Public Safety Director, Public Safety

Elizabeth Maleki, OAS Intermediate (Temporary), Music

Lockdown test to take place Monday, February 15

Posted on February 09, 2016

As part of MSUM’s commitment to safety and security, a lockdown test of all doors with card-access functionality will be performed on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.  This is President’s Day so there aren’t any classes being held.  There will not be any alarms or other disruptions so you will be able to continue all usual work activities and do not need to take any action.

During the test, all interior and exterior doors with card access functionality will be remotely locked and access cards/fobs will not work.  If you are expecting a visitor during this time, please arrange to meet them so you can let them into your building.  Read the rest of this entry →

RAD for Women Course

Posted on February 04, 2016

Interested in signing up for MSUM’s free RAD class? Our Instructors, who are certified to teach the RAD for Women Course, are offering a free class this semester. To get more information, or to register for the class, please email rad@mnstate.edu

Director of Public Safety Candidates Open Forum Announcement

Posted on February 01, 2016

The university community is invited to attend open forums for three finalists for the Director of Public Safety position. Open forums will be held at the following times:

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Department of Public Safety Survey

Posted on January 25, 2016

Do you have any feedback about the Department of Public Safety? We’re always looking to improve the ways we serve our community, and it’s important that we know what you think!

Please take some time to take our third annual “Interaction Survey.” The data from the past two years has helped shape some of our policies and procedures, and we’d love to continue meeting your needs and expectations.

Your anonymous responses help us understand where we can improve. The survey covers a variety of topics and services, and offers several ways to provide specific feedback.

You can find the survey here. Thank you!

Get your Spring 2016 Parking Permit today

Posted on January 12, 2016

Register for your Spring 2016 Parking Permit Today! Our office asks that all student bill charges be requested and processed by Friday, January 15th. To register online, visit www.mnstate.edu/parking or stop by our office during the week.

Parking permits prices have been pro-rated, and may be purchased with Cash, Check, Credit Card, or by applying the charge to your student account.

Questions or concerns? Email parking@mnstate.edu or call 218.477.2675

MSUM Keys Due

Posted on December 22, 2015

Hello! Please be sure to check your email for a message from msumkeys@mnstate.edu. Key due-dates have passed for Faculty/Staff and Students. Everyone with a December key due-date should have an email with instructions and action items.

Please note that late and/or lost keys may incorporate a fine, so please take action as soon as possible. Your cooperation is an important piece of security at MSUM, thank you for understanding! Read the rest of this entry →

Campus Holiday Hours

Posted on December 17, 2015

Here is a complete list of campus holiday hours:

The following offices will remain open during the holiday season:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Admissions
  • Alumni Foundation
  • College of Business & Innovation, office
  • College of Education & Human Services, office
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Human Resources
  • Housing & Residential Life
  • International Student Services
  • Marketing Communications
  • Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  • President’s Office
  • Physical Plant
  • Public Safety (open during the entire break, 24/7, including holidays)
  • Wellness Center

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Director of Public Safety Wanted

Posted on December 14, 2015

Minnesota State University Moorhead is currently searching for the Director of Public Safety (State Program Administrator Manager). The purpose of the Public Safety Director position is to lead a comprehensive, proactive, 24/7/365 campus public safety program and security operation in a residential university environment. Read the rest of this entry →

Key & Card Access Office survey

Posted on December 10, 2015

The Key & Card Access Office is looking for feedback on the use of the new Access Extension form. If you recently interacted with the form please take a moment to complete the anonymous survey, here.

Specific feedback may also be offered in person, by emailing msumkeys@mnstate.edu or by calling 218.477.2925

Thank you for your time!

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