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Northern Michigan University Police Department

Northern Michigan Universitys Police Department conducts five primary tasks: general public safety practices, crime prevention, crime investigation, employee safety and police training. The Police Department branch of the organization is charged with general public safety practices and crime prevention. The efforts in this area work to ensure that the Northern Michigan University campus is a safe and orderly place to live, learn, work and visit.


Dial 911 for the following types of emergencies: police assistance, fire, ambulance.

For NMU Health Center emergencies, call 906-227-2355. Learn more about NMU emergency guidelines.

Five things to know in case of emergency
NMU's Active Shooter Policy

Parking Services

Stay informed of changes to parking on campus for the school year.

Get notified about campus emergencies - inclement weather, hostile intruders, facility malfunctions - with <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/publicsafety/node/215">NMUIf you see a crime happening or know of illegal activity, you can provide information to Public Safety online at the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/publicsafety/node/81">Anonymous Crime Tips site</a>. To learn more, go to <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/publicsafety/crime-tips">Crime Tips.</a>

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Annual Security Report (Clery)

Annual Security Report (Clery)

This guide is published annually with section 485(i) of the Higher Education Opportunity Act. All currently registered students as well as employees are directly mailed a notice by October 1 of each year that includes a statement of the report's availability, the exact electronic address at which the report is posted, a brief description of the report's contents, and a statement that the institution will provide a paper copy of the report upon request to NMU. An electronic version is available online.

Police ServicesFor emergencies on or off campus, dial 911

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Non-Emergency: 906-227-2151
Inclement Weather: 906-227-2777
Parking Bureau: 906-227-1476 or parking@nmu.edu