Safety and weather news
Purdue to activate alert system, including 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.
Students and parents arriving for Purdue move-in days should be alert to road closures and street changes, as various road and building projects have affected routes and parts of campus.
With help from Purdue University Residences and the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office, Purdue’s police department has added a King to its force. King is a 2-year-old Dutch shepherd trained in narcotics detection and apprehension.
Construction projects to create traffic, pedestrian disruptions in area of Russell and Third streets
The intersection of Russell and Third streets on Purdue University's campus will be closed to all forms of traffic through Aug. 12 due to multiple projects in the area.
A section of Marsteller Street will be closed to regular traffic throughout the day on Monday (June 6) as funeral services are held for West Lafayette High School student Christian Thomas Burns.
Purdue University is investigating six more probable cases of mumps on the West Lafayette campus.
Several substance-free activities will be offered through Saturday (April 24) for Purdue students as part of the annual Grand Prix celebrations.