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Safety and Security

Tornado Information

In event of a tornado, the following is an evacuation plan with designated protection areas for each building on campus. Upon notification of a warning message from the Minot Police Department, civil defense warning sirens and/or messages, or other officials, Minot State University will notify the following, disseminating the message exactly as received. While the warning is in effect, do not leave the evacuation area unless directed by law enforcement or other officials.

Administration - evacuate to the first floor corridors.

CP Lura Manor - evacuate to the lower level with all dorm room doors closed.

Campus Heights Apartment Housing - listen for civil defense waning sirens and/or messages, evacuate to lower level.

Cook Hall - evacuate to the first floor lounge area with all dorm room doors closed.

Crane Hall - evacuate to the first floor corridor with all dorm room doors closed.

Cyril Moore Hall - evacuate to the first floor corridor.

Dakota Hall - evacuate to the first floor corridor with all dorm room doors closed.

Dome Athletic Facility - evacuate to the handball courts and lower corridor on the west side.

Gordon B Olson Library - evacuate to first floor corridor area.

Harnett Hall - evacuate to first floor corridor in respective wing.

Old Main - evacuate to first floor corridor and music area.

McCulloch Hall - evacuate to the first floor corridor with all dorm room doors closed.

Memorial Hall - evacuate to the first floor corridors.

Model Hall - evacuate to the tunnel.

Pioneer Hall - evacuate to the lower level.

Facilities Management - evacuate to tunnel area.

Student Union - evacuate to the first floor corridor and the swimming pool area.

Swain Hall - evacuate to lower corridors.