Stadium Security

CMU Police DepartmentThe safety of fans attending events at Central Michigan University is very important to the CMU Police Department and CMU Athletics. During a football game at Kelly Shorts Stadium, there are various security measures and plans in place to create a safe and enjoyable gameday environment.

If you observe a safety concern or problem during the event, please contact any member of the event staff. If no event staff can be located, contact the CMU Police Department at (989) 774-3081 or by dialling 911 in the event of an emergency.

The following are guidelines for entering Kelly Shorts Stadium:

All Bags are Subject to Search.

Permitted Items
  • Bags smaller than 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 2"
  • Seat Cushions
  • Binoculars
  • Pagers and Cell Phones
  • Small Camera or Radio
  • Blankets and Rain Apparel
Prohibited Items
  • Bags larger than 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 2"
  • Outside food and drink (sealed or unsealed)
  • Aerosol and spray cans
  • Weapons
  • Umbrellas
  • Animals
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Coolers, thermoses, cups, bottles, cans, flasks
  • Water bottles
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Smoking in the stadium