Emergency Procedures

Contact: University Police Department

Telephone: For Emergencies call 989-2911
Business (non-emergencies) 989-2220

Websites: http://webs.purduecal.edu/police

To access the Emergency Preparedness Guide online:     www.purduecal.edu/emergency

To register for Emergency Text Messaging Service – Alert Me!: http://webs.purduecal.edu/alertme/

Location: University Police Building
Hours: Police Station: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Business Office: Monday-Friday 7:00 am-11:00 pm

Emergency procedure guides are available to assist faculty, staff and students in coping with unexpected emergencies. The bright orange guides areEmergency Preparedness posted on the wall near the door in every classroom, lab, lounge and meeting room. While the guide does not cover every conceivable situation, it does supply the basic guidelines necessary to respond and cope with the most common campus emergencies. Click here to view the emergency information.

Suspension of Normal Campus Operations

Due to Adverse Weather; Sudden or Unexpected Circumstances

For the most accurate and up-to-date information related to campus closings, check the Purdue Calumet website:

Occasionally, in the interest of personal safety it is necessary to suspend classes and/or close the campus due to adverse weather conditions or other sudden, unusual or unexpected circumstances. The Chancellor, in consultation with the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, will decide when it is necessary to take such action. The decision to interrupt normal campus operations means either of the following conditions is in effect:


This means that ALL classes scheduled to meet that particular day at on- and off-campus sites have been canceled, but university offices, departments and services remain open.


When the campus is closed, only functions deemed essential to university operations will take place until further notice is given. The Campus is considered closed to all persons except those pre-designated necessary to perform essential functions. Consequently, all other persons are required to leave the Campus and should not return until normal Campus operations are resumed.

Click here to view the radio and TV stations that would announce campus closings and other information related to the suspension and resuming of campus operations.

Notification to Resume Normal Campus Operations

At the direction of the Chancellor and/or Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, notification to resume normal campus operations will be communicated accordingly:

University Home Page


Automated Calling System

Please note that if you have privacy manager, Purdue University Calumet will not be identified.

E-Mail via Outlook E-Mail Distribution

A message will be sent Distribution E to all employees who have a Purdue Calumet e-mail account.

Note: Radio and television stations typically do not announce resumption of activites/operations.