Archive for Elizabeth Octigan

Parking Permits, Summer Parking

Vehicles on campus may park in any red or green permit space until August 29, when we ask all employees and returning students to park according to permit color.  Ticketing in the red and green permit areas then begins at 7am on the first day of classes in the Fall.  Visitor parking is closed to students […]

Summer Parking Information, 2016-2017 Permits

Red and Green permit parking is enforced through Graduation (Visitor parking restrictions are enforced 24/7/365).  A properly displayed valid permit is required for students and employees to park on campus. Come to the Campus Safety office with your vehicle information to register for a parking sticker before parking your vehicle.   Students can pay with […]

Burglaries — Timely Warning

TO: Gustavus Community FROM: Campus Safety SUBJECT: Burglaries — Timely Warning DATE: May 2, 2016 Campus Safety took a total of five burglary reports that occurred sometime between Thursday, April 28 and Saturday, April 30, 2016. Three of the burglaries occurred in North Hall, one occurred in Gibbs Hall, and one in Sorensen Hall. Burglary […]

Parking Permit Information

Red and Green permit parking is enforced through Graduation (Visitor parking restrictions are enforced 24/7/365).  Always assume that parking is enforced.  Visitor parking is closed to students and employees at all times. A properly displayed valid permit is required for students and employees to park on campus. Come to the Campus Safety office with your […]

Parking Permits

Red and Green permit parking is enforced through Graduation (Visitor parking restrictions are enforced 24/7/365).  Always assume that parking is enforced.  Visitor parking is closed to students and employees at all times. A properly displayed valid permit is required for students and employees to park on campus. Come to the Campus Safety office with your […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week 4/15 – Extreme Heat

HEAT WAVES Heat Waves Kill From 2000 to 2010, 35 deaths were directly attributable to extreme heat in Minnesota. This count does not include data from 2011 when Minnesota experienced an extreme heat event that broke several records for dew point temperature.   The National Weather Service (NWS) places high priority on alerting the public […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week 4/14 – Tornadoes (with statewide tornado drills!)

Statewide Tornado Drills The most important events during Severe Weather Awareness Week are the two annual statewide tornado drills.  These drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m.  (Counties may chose to opt out of the drills if actual severe weather is possible in the area) Outdoor warning sirens and NOAA Weather Radios will sound in a […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week 4/13 – Floods

FLOODING, FLASH FLOODS Nationally, floods claim nearly 200 lives each year, force 300,000 persons from their homes and result in property damage in excess of $2 billion. In Minnesota, floods kill more people than any other weather event; 15 people have died in floods since 1993. About 75 percent of flash-flood deaths occur at night. […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week 4/12 – Severe Weather, Lightning and Hail

STORMS, HAIL AND LIGHTNING Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas, compared with most other storms. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts for 30 minutes — but whatever their size, all thunderstorms are dangerous. Severe thunderstorms produce large hail or winds of at least 58 mph. Some wind gusts can exceed 100 mph […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week 4/11 – Alerts and Warnings

ALERTS AND WARNINGS We are fortunate to live in an age and country where our technology can now communicate with us almost anywhere and give us advanced warnings of impending hazards or other important information. Knowing where and how you can receive the warnings and what to do when you get them can mean the difference […]