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Emergency Updates

Central Michigan University is operating under normal conditions.

In the event of an emergency, this page will be updated with information for students, faculty, staff and supporters.

If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.

Please note: Weather closures and delays are not considered emergencies and will not be communicated on this page. Please refer to your CMU email and/or CMU social media channels for information related to weather closures and delays.

Media Inquiries

In an emergency, the University will prioritize the safety and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and community members. This may mean that staff are unable to immediately respond to requests for information from journalists. Please use this page as a primary source for the most up-to-date information available about incidents in progress. University Communications staff will respond to media inquiries sent to as soon as possible.

Health and Safety Resources

    The Rave Guardian app is a public safety smartphone app that works alongside the Central Alert system to connect students, faculty and staff with campus safety resources.

    Rave Guardian is available through the App Store for Apple devices and through Google Play for Android devices. Use your CMU global ID to download a version customized for CMU.

    Download RAVE Guardian

    Emergency Preparedness: Emergencies can be frightening and overwhelming, but being prepared can make all the difference. Visit the Get Ready and Take Action page to review the steps protect yourself and others in the event of an emergency.


    Get Ready and Take Action

    Mental and emotional well-being are vital to the success of our students, faculty and staff. 

    Students seeking support can take advantage of resources available through the CMU Counseling Center by visiting the Counseling Center webpage or calling 989-774-3381 during business hours.

    Faculty and staff may reach out to Health Advocate, CMU's employee assistance program, by calling 866-799-2691 or visiting the Health Advocate webpage.