Campus Safety Information and Resources

Emergency contact numbers for police, fire, health and other services

  • Police departments

    • Call 911 for all EMERGENCIES
    • On campus: call 989-774-3081 for CMU Police Department
    • Off campus: call 989-773-1000 for Isabella County Central Dispatch
      Reaches Mount Pleasant Police, Michigan State Police or the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office
  • Fire department

    • Call 911 for all EMERGENCIES
  • Health care services

    • Call 911 for all EMERGENCIES
    • McLaren Central Michigan Hospital: 989-772-6700
    • MidMichigan Medical Center, Mount Pleasant: 989-775-1600
    • University Health Services: 989-774-6599

Hours, locations, phone numbers, and email contacts for campus public safety office and Title IX office

  • CMU Police Department

    Combined Services Building
    1720 S. East Campus Dr.
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
    • Nonemergency phone: 989-774-3081
    • Email:
    • Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity and Title IX office

    Bovee University Center 306
    103 E. Preston St.
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
    • Phone: 989-774-3253
    • Email:
    • Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Listing of safety and security services provided by the university

  • Patrols, prevention and investigations

    • CMU Police Department employs officers who are certified by the state of Michigan and have full arrest powers.
    • Officers also are deputized through the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office.
    • Officers patrol the CMU community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using a combination of traditional and community-oriented policing.
  • Building security services

    • Certain academic buildings utilize building security officers who are student employees of the CMU Police Department.
    • These individuals are responsible for monitoring the buildings they are working in and report any suspicious activity they observe.
  • Security alarms and cameras

    • The university, in conjunction with the CMU Police Department, uses a system of surveillance cameras and alarm systems.
    • Many public areas (including walkways and parking lots) have surveillance cameras in place which aid in the detection of crime and suspicious behavior.
  • Blue Light emergency phones

    • Outdoor emergency phones are located in a variety of parking lots and walkways throughout campus.
    • Emergency phones are marked by signs and an illuminated blue light.
    • These phones connect to the CMU Police Department as if someone is calling 911.
  • Central Alert

    • In the event of an incident which impacts the safety of the CMU community, all students, faculty and staff will receive a text message, phone call or email alerting them of the incident and providing safety information.
    • The majority of faculty, staff and students are opted into the Central Alert system automatically. However, we strongly encourage everyone to visit the Central Alert registration page to verify your subscription information.
  • Anonymous tips

    • The university encourages any crime or suspicious activity be reported promptly.
    • If you do not wish to reveal your identity, you may still contact the CMU Police Department by calling, emailing or using this online form.

Resources for survivors of sexual assault or abuse in the university and surrounding community

Campus security policies and crime statistics pursuant to the student right-to-know and campus security act