Archive for Elizabeth Octigan

Summer Parking Enforcement

Vehicles on campus may park in any red or green permit space after Commencement through August 31, 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 […]

Parking is enforced through Graduation.  A red permit is required for students to park on campus. Come to the Campus Safety office with your vehicle information to register for a parking sticker before parking a vehicle on campus.  Always assume that parking is enforced.  Students can pay with a charge to your student account or […]

Parking Permits

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 a charge to your student account or a check.  Temporary permits are $5/weekday or stickers […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 13-17; 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 to […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 13-17; Tornadoes (Statewide Tornado Drills)

Don’t forget!  The statewide tornado drills are Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 1:45 P.M. and 6:55 P.M. Local county sirens and all NOAA Weather Radios in Minnesota will sound with a simulated tornado warning for both afternoon and evening drills. This is a great opportunity to review emergency plans and procedures, and conduct emergency drills at work and […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 13-17; 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 April 13-17; 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 April 13-17; 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 […]

Parking Permits

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 a charge to your student account or a check. Student parking permits: $125  (parking stickers are […]

Spring Break Parking – lots closed

If you are leaving your vehicle on campus during Spring break, you must park in the GRAVEL section of the BJORLING lot.  Look for the BREAK PARKING signs to park in the correct area.  Employees should note the lot clearing schedule and park according to permit color in alternate lots. Any vehicles not moved to […]