EMU Today
Wednesday, October 07, 2015

BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING: The EMU Board of Regents will hold its October 2015 Board Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 1:30 p.m. in room 201, Welch Hall. Below is the schedule for the committee meetings. All meetings will be held in Welch Hall.

  • Faculty Affairs Committee: 8:45 – 9:30 a.m., Room 205
  • Athletic Affairs Committee: 9:45 - 10:30 a.m., Room 201
  • Educational Policies Committee: 9:45 - 10:30 a.m., Room 205
  • Student Affairs Committee: 10:45 – 11 :30 a.m., Room 205
  • Finance and Investment Committee: 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 201

For additional information or questions, please visit the Board of Regents homepage or contact Vicki Reaume at 487-2410 or email vicki.reaume@emich.edu.


EMU FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: The EMU Foundation Board of Trustees will  meet Friday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m., in room 348 in McKenny Hall. The public is welcome to attend. For further information, contact Maria Cyars at 487-0078.


EMU HOMECOMING WEEK OF EVENTS: EMU celebrates its 95th Homecoming with events going on now through Saturday, Oct. 10. Check out the full schedule of events planned for the Homecoming celebration by visiting the EMU Homecoming homepage.


PURCHASE CUSTOM ADIDAS “BLOCK E” SHOES AND SUPPORT THE MEN'S & WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD/CROSS-COUNTRY PROGRAMS: On Sept. 5, EMU welcomed over 400 EMU Track & Field/Cross Country alumni, friends and supporters to campus to honor legendary Coach Bob Parks at “A Tribute to a Legacy” event. As part of their participation, they proudly wore custom designed Adidas shoes.

Due to the overwhelming demand, EMU is now proud to offer the custom “Block E” Adidas shoes to the EMU campus community. The specialty Adidas shoes can be ordered for $100, with $37 from each shoe sale going to support the Men's and Women's Track & Field/Cross-Country programs at EMU. This fund will go towards helping purchase of an Alter-G treadmill to help with training for our Men's and Women's Track & Field/Cross-Country student-athletes. This is a limited time offer and the deadline to purchase the shoes is Sunday, Oct. 25. Production and shipping may take up to 45 days to arrive. Shoes can be picked up at the EMU Convocation Center or you can select to ship your shoes directly to you for an additional $20. To purchase now, visit Purchase Custom “Block E” Shoes. For questions, please contact Becky Heckart at 487-8684 or email becky.heckart@emich.edu.


DONATE YOUR GENTLY USED SHOES AND HELP SAVE A KITTEN: The Children’s Institute has teamed up with the Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue (MOKR) and Shoe Box Recycling and need your gently used shoes. As you begin preparing for the upcoming change in weather, help the Children’s Institute help local kittens by dropping off all paired men’s, women’s and kids shoes that are still usable to the Children’s Institute at Fletcher School on Cornell. The kitten rescue gets money for the shoes to help orphan kittens. To date, the Children's Institute has help MOKR raise over $1,000 for the orphaned kittens care and preparation for adoption into  their forever homes. For questions or additional information, email mokr@mikittens.org or visit their Facebook Page at Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue Facebook homepage. If you have any questions, please call Tracey Buhinicek at the Children's Institute at 487-2348.


CPR & AED TRAINING FOR FACULTY AND STAFF: Environmental Health and Safety will hold the following CPR & AED training for faculty and staff as follows:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:30 - 4 p.m. in room 300 in Halle Library
  • Thursday, Nov. 19, 9 - 11:30 a.m. in room 300 in Halle Library

To register, please send an email to Kathryn Wilhoff at kwilhoff@emich.edu or call 487-0794.

Today's Events

FLU CLINIC OPEN TO STUDENT, FACULTY AND STAFF: The University Health Services with the assistance of EMU's nursing students will hold a Flu Clinic today Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 205 Marshall. The cost of the flu vaccine is $30.* *If you are an EMU employee with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, you will receive the vaccine at no charge as long as you bring your insurance card.


THE SAFE CAMPAIGN – LGBTQ CAMPUS CLIMATE TRAINING: The SAFE Campaign session will be held today, Oct. 7 from 4 – 5:15 p.m. in room 350 in the Student Center. The goal of this program is to improve visibility, safety and support for the campus LGBTQ community. We will also share the results of the new Campus Pride LGBTQ Campus Climate Report. Participants will receive our SAFE certification sticker, in the form of a window or door sticker This workshop is LBC approved. Sponsored by your Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Resource Center in collaboration with OUTober programming. Contact Mary Larkin at 487-4149 or mlarkin@emich.edu with questions.


CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS TABLE: Visit the Cyber Security Awareness table tonight, Oct. 7 from 7 - 9 p.m. in the Walton/Putnam Lobby for helpful cyber security tips and for a chance to win the popular "Think Before You Click. Post. Type." T-shirt or other swag. For questions please contact the Faculty Development Center at 487-2530 or email at aavp_fdc@emich.edu.

ADD AN EVENT TO THE EMU EVENT CALENDAR: To submit an event to the EMU event calendar, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU homepage, click on "calendars," then click the green button labeled "Submit an Event" (located on the bottom left) and enter your event information. All events are subject to approval.


SUBMISSIONS FOR POSTING IN EMU TODAY: EMU Today is an internal daily e-blast sent to the faculty and staff. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to emu_today@emich.edu. Please be sure to format your entry with a title and include a description of the event, where the event will be held (room and building), the date and time, and a contact name, phone number and/or e-mail address. For questions, contact Debra Johnson at 487-2484 or email at djohn144@emich.edu.

NOTE: An asterisk denotes a new item.


Lectures & Presentations


BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PRESENTATION: The Women’s Resource Center welcomes Jenni Hoffman, assistant professor of nursing, on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 5:30 in room 310B in the Student Center. Hoffman will discuss breast cancer facts, prevention and strategies for self-checks. For questions, contact the WRC at 487-4282.


LOVE YOUR BODY DAY: In honor of "Love Your Body Day," the Women's Resource Center will host a free screening of the film "Killing Us Softly 4" on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. in room 352 in the Student Center. Contact the WRC at 487-4282 for questions or more information.


* SEEKING SHELTER: The campus community is invited to join the MAGIC program, the EMU School of Social Work and the LGBT Resource Center as they host a panel discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in room G03 in Halle Library. The topic will be how LGBT youth and young adults are adversely impacted by foster care and disproportionately affected by housing instability. This candid conversation will be open to audience participation. There will be representation from the Ruth Ellis Center, Ozone House, the MAGIC program and Holy Cross Children’s Services.


OCTOBER IS CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH: Has your password ever been stolen? Learn how to strengthen your cyber security skills. We encourage faculty, staff and students to visit a Cyber Security Awareness table to win the popular "Think Before You Click. Post. Type." T-shirt or other swag. Below are the dates and times: 

  • Thursday, Oct. 8, from 7 - 9 p.m., in the Phelps/Sellers Lobby
  • Monday, Oct. 12, 12 - 2 p.m., second floor hallway of Pray-Harrold
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13, 12 - 2 p.m., second floor hallway of Pray-Harrold
  • Wednesday Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., lower level of the Student Center
  • Thursday, Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., lower level of the Student Center
  • Monday, Oct. 26, 12 - 2 p.m., near front entrance in Halle Library
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27, 12 - 2 p.m., near front entrance in Halle Library

For questions please contact the Faculty Development Center at 487-2530 or email at aavp_fdc@emich.edu.


BREAKFAST WITH FIFTH THIRD BANK: The EMU Center for Digital Engagement invites you to join them on Friday, Oct. 9, from 8 – 9:30 a.m. in room 352 in the Student Center for their breakfast series that brings real stories from the best in digital marketing. Guest speaker, Shannon Paul, vice president and social media strategist at Fifth Third Bancorp, will share her experiential story, "When Mobile Meets Social." The event cost $5 and is open to public. Visit Digital Engagement Breakfast to register. Tickets will be delivered via email. Seating is limited and you need to register by Monday, Oct. 5 2015. Contact Katherine Schindler at 487-2454 or email kschindle@emich.edu with questions.  


NEW WORK: A CONVERSATION WITH FRITHJOF BERGMANN: Concerned about debt, employment prospects and the state of our dysfunctional job system? Come join our friend and visionary philosopher Frithjof Bergmann for a wide-ranging conversation on New Work on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Halle Library Auditorium. This event is free, open to the public and LBC approved. Read more at the New Work homepage. This event is part of the 2015-16 Philosophy Speaker Series and is sponsored by the Department of History & Philosophy. Contact Michael Doan at mdoan@emich.edu for more information or questions.


SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES LIVING WITH AUTISM: The EMU Autism Collaborative Center will hold a monthly discussion group at the ACC-EMU, for parents, caregivers, brothers, sisters and family members to share experiences and resources. This is a free community service. The dates are:

  • Monday, Oct. 19, 6 - 7:30 p.m., room 121, Fletcher Building
  • Monday, Nov. 16, 6 - 7:30 p.m., room 121, Fletcher Building
  • Monday, Dec. 7, 6 - 7:30 p.m., room 121, Fletcher Building

Childcare is provided during the session for those families that RSVP in advance. Please contact estoelt@emich.edu or call the ACC-EMU at 487-2892.


AGING STUDIES PROGRAM ANNUAL LECTURE: The EMU Aging Studies Program is excited to host Adam Marks, MD, MPH, clinical assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the U of M and medical director for Arbor Palliative Care. Marks will lecture on "Death and Dying in America: Straight Talk about a Difficult Topic," on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from  4 - 6:30 p.m. in the McKenny Ballroom. This year's lecture will engage students, alumni, faculty/staff and community members in a discussion about end-of-life issues, reviewing the history of care and providing insights to the future. An interdisciplinary panel response will follow the lecture along with a light hors d'oeuvres reception. This presentation is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. For questions, please contact Andrea Zakrajsek at487-3220 or azakrajs@emich.edu.


THE GEORGE LIEPA SIGMA XI SPEAKER SERIES: Dana Dolinoy leads the Environmental Epigenetics and Nutrition Laboratory at the U of M School of Public Health and serves as associate professor in the Environmental Health Sciences and Nutritional Sciences departments. She will present on “Your Epigenome: DNA is not Necessarily Your Destiny” on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 7 – 8 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium. A dessert reception will immediately follow. The Dolinoy Lab investigates the role played by environmental exposure to chemical, nutritional, and behavioral factors that can alter gene expression and affect health; this has included the potentially harmful effects of many common compounds, such as bisphenol A (BPA). Her research is conducted using animal models, human clinical samples and human population studies. Her work has recently been recognized as a model approach that may allow for direct assessment of the impact of environmental exposure on human disease. The event is LBC approved. Contact Lydia Kret at Lydia.kret@emich.edu for further information.


CAMPUS SAFETY AWARENESS & HAZARD COMMUNICATION TRAINING: All new employees of the University are required to participate in the Safety Awareness & Hazard Communication Training presented by Environmental Health and Safety Department (EHS). Below is the schedule of the upcoming training sessions which will be held in room 300 in the Halle Library. 

  • Thursday, Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 14, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, 1:30 - 3 p.m. 
  • Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, 1:30 - 3 p.m.  
  • Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, 10:30 a.m to 12 p.m.
  • Monday, Mar. 14, 2016, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.   
  • Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2016, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 19, 2016, 1:30 - 3 p.m.  
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.      

Please register at environmental_health_safety@emich.edu or call 487-0794. This training is now also available online through "E-training." Please contact the EHS at 487-0794 for additional information.


Conferences & Workshops


THE SEARCH MARKETING WORKSHOP 2015: The EMU Center for Digital Engagement invites you to the Search Marketing Workshop on Friday, Nov. 13, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. This workshop will offer useful information to help you get the most out of digital marketing and make sense of all the different possibilities available to you. You will learn powerful strategies from major thought leaders of major companies, organizations, EMU faculty researchers and students. There will be a Q & A session. Visit Search Marketing Registration to register for $35.00 with code EARLY before Sept. 30. Price is $45.00 after Sept. 30 per ticket. Tickets will be delivered via email and seating is limited. Registration deadline is Nov. 6. Contact Katherine Schindler at 487-2454 or email kschindle@emich.edu with questions.


SOUL SPEAK, SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN OF COLOR: Soul Speak provides a safe space for all EMU students, that identify as a woman of color, to connect and discuss the unique experiences of being a student and a woman of color while at EMU. The group will meet on the following dates from 2 - 3:30 p.m., in the Kiva Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Student Center:

  • Thursday, Oct. 8, 15, 22 & 29
  • Thursday, Nov. 5, 12 & 19
  • Thursday, Dec. 3, 10 & 17

The group offers a safe, supportive and encouraging environment to learn more about yourself and be empowered. The event is free and completely confidential. For questions, please contact Joi Rencher at 487-0899 or email jrencher@emich.edu.  Please encourage your students to attend.


* EDCAMP EASTERN MICHIGAN WRITING PROJECT - TOTAL CONTACT LITERACY: This gathering for K-college teachers will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Pray-Harrold Hall. This event is based on "Teachers Teaching Teachers." All sessions will be determined by the interest and resources of the attendees in the morning. Join us for a day filled with learning, sharing and collaborating. Registration is FREE, breakfast is provided and SCECHs are available. For more information, please go to edcampemwp.blogspot.com. Sponsored by the Eastern Michigan Writing Project.


* BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN CONFERENCE: The Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan (BAAM) will hold a 2-day conference on Thursday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Student Center. The BAAM conference has been organized to support and promote scientific research on the basic principles of behavior and the extension of those principles to create demonstrably effective and humane outcome-based therapies with the primary goal of establishing and enhancing functional independent living skills. For questions, contact Ambreen Shahabuddin at ashahabu@emich.edu or visit the BAAM homepage for more information.


Activities and Events


IT AND STEM JOB FAIR: The IT and STEM Job Fair will be held on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 12 - 3 p.m. in Room 310 A & B of the Student Center. This free event is an opportunity for students to network with employers who are hiring for IT and STEM jobs and internships. Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students and alumni. Dress professionally and bring several copies of your resume. There will be a "Ready Room" area available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. where students can practice their employer handshake and introduction, have a "wardrobe check," research prospective employers and have their LinkedIn profile picture taken if needed. Students can register at IT and STEM Job Fair Registration. For more information, or for the employer registration link, please contact Mary Jane Fallot at mfallot@emich.edu or call 487-5621. Any assistance you can provide in promoting this event to students will be greatly appreciated.


YPSILANTI CITY COUNCIL MEETING AT EMU: The City of Ypsilanti is coming to EMU! Please join them on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in McKenny Hall Ballroom, and meet your local leaders and learn more about what's going on in Ypsilanti. There will be giveaways and light refreshments. For questions, please contact the City Clerks office at 487-1100.


EXPLORE EASTERN UNDERGRADUATE OPEN HOUSE: Register now for the Explore Eastern Open House on Saturday, Oct. 17 or on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Explore Eastern is a great way for high school and transfer students to learn about EMU and how an Eastern education can create a path to your future. All students attending Explore Eastern can apply for admission FREE of charge—a $35 savings. Reserve your spot today for the next Explore Eastern Open House or call 487-6453. 


GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE: A graduate degree is an important stepping-stone to a promotion or career advancement in many fields. Get started today on your graduate degree at EMU by attending the Graduate Open House on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. Register now at the Graduate Open House. For questions, email visit.emu@emich.edu or call 487-6453.


TRUEMU NIGHT AT JOE LOUIS ARENA: GET 'EM 'CAUSE THEY'RE HOT: The Detroit Red Wings have made the playoffs for 24 straight seasons, which is the longest active streak in professional sports. Will the streak continue? See for yourself. Break away to watch the Red Wings host division title contender Tampa Bay Lighting during TRUEMU Night on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Joe Louis Arena. Face-off is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and include a limited edition Red Wings/EMU T-shirt and $5 donation to the Genuine Eastern Michigan (GEM) Scholarship. Take advantage of a FREE bus ride from the EMU Convocation Center and the EARLY EAGLE SPECIAL. Be among the first 200 tickets sold to receive a special food voucher. To buy tickets, visit Purchase Detroit Red Wings Tickets and enter promo code TRUEMU. To reserve your place on the bus, email Breanna Wooster at bwooster@emich.edu or call 487-2483.


Arts, Film & Entertainment


TOBYMAC AT THE EMU CONVOCATION CENTER: Five-time Grammy winner TobyMac will perform his “THIS IS NOT A TEST” tour on Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Convocation Center. Also featuring Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon and introducing Hollyn.  Tickets are $75, $47, $33 and $20 (plus applicable service charges). Tickets can be purchased at any EMU Ticket Office location, at EMUtix.com or by phone at 487-2282. Groups of 15+ can save $10 off the $36 ticket and receive 2 additional tickets. For more information, visit EMUtix.com or call the EMU Ticket Office at 487-2282.


QUIRK THEATRE PRESENTS LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS: The Little Shop of Horrors is a campy, dark musical comedy with a science fiction twist that features book & lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken.  One of Off-Broadway’s longest running musicals and inspiration for 1986’s cult-classic film directed by Frank Oz, Little Shop of Horrors is directed by Phil Simmons with music direction by R. MacKenzie Lewis. Performances will take place in the Quirk Theatre on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, Oct. 23, Saturday, Oct. 24, Thursday, Oct. 29, Friday, Oct. 30, Saturday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m.

Recommended for audiences ages 13+. Ticket prices are $15 regular admission, $12 for students and seniors, $9 for MAINSTAGE patrons. Tickets are available in person at the Convocation Center, the Student Center ticket office or the Quirk Box Office, by phone at 734.487.2282, and online at EMU Tickets Online. Please note that there is an additional surcharge for tickets purchased by mail, phone or online. For more information, visit EMU Theatre, including directions and fan us on Facebook: Eastern Michigan University Theatre or follow us on Twitter: emutheatre.


ALL TIME LOW AND SLEEPING WITH SIRENS COMING TO THE EMU CONVOCATION CENTER: All Time Low and Sleeping with Sirens will perform at the EMU Convocation Center on Friday, Nov. 6. Doors open at 6 p.m. One OK Rock will kickoff the show. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 11 at 10 a.m. online at www.EMUtix.com, by phone at 487-2282 or in person at any EMU Ticket Office.


BRITISHMANIA: A BEATLES TRIBUTE: Having performed at hundreds of theaters, clubs, festivals, corporate parties and the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool, Britishmania, invites you to take a memorable journey through the historic career of The Beatles. The show will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Pease Auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Britishmania features a spectacular multimedia video that takes you from the early 1960s, telling the story of where and what was going on while The Beatles were in the thick of it. Beginning with a short Cavern Club era, then The Ed Sullivan Show era from 1964, featuring songs like “I Wanna Hold Your Hand,” “She Loves You” and “A Hard Day’s Night,” it moves to the Shea Stadium concert era (circa August 1965) which features songs like “Help!” ”Drive My Car” and “Day Tripper.” Tickets start at $10 for student and go up to $35. See more at Britishmania Info or to buy tickets, visit the EMU Ticket Office or call 487-2282.





GO EMU EAGLES: Please visit the EMU Athletics homepage for more information about all Eagles athletic games, schedules, rosters and much more. For ticket information, go to EMU Tickets or call the ticket office at 487-2282.



ATTENTION BANNER USERS OR OTHER EMPLOYEES THAT HANDLE SENSITIVE DATA: Do you have ESP? Can you afford to have the EMU sensitive data you handle at risk? Let the DoIT Security Team help you protect data on your electronic devices with the Eagle Security Package (ESP). In a 2-hour training session you will install and be trained on EMU provided software, DUO (two-factor authentication) and LastPass (encrypted password vault), absolutely free. You’ll also receive advice on other ways you can keep your data secure. Don’t put sensitive data at risk, we encourage EMU employees to sign up for a session. Additional sessions will be added to meet demand. Questions or concerns may be directed to Rocky Jenkins at rjenkins@emich.edu or 487-3145.



  • Login with your NetID and password, if prompted.
  • Click the “Request VPN Access” link.
  • In the "Why you need VPN Access" dialog, enter a one-sentence justification that accurately reflects your basic business need for access.
  • Click “Submit Request.” Once approved, the requester will receive an email message with information on how to download and install the VPN client software.

Current VPN users: Employees that registered during the Summer term do not need to repeat the registration process. All other users that need VPN access must register using this new process described above. All users that register will receive the standard welcome email, but you do not need to update your client software. Effective October 1, 2015: VPN accounts without a renewal request on file will be purged from the system until a request is received per the instructions above.For questions or concerns, contact Rocky Jenkins at rjenkins@emich.edu or call 487-3145.


EMU CAMPUS DIRECTORY FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF: The directory is touch compatible and features a responsive design for optimized display and functionality on desktop, tablet or mobile devices. Users can search for students, faculty or staff via a single search box with results being cleanly displayed in expandable/collapsible rows. The new campus directory can be accessed directly at www.emich.edu/directory or by using the single search box at the top of any EMU webpage. For more details, please read the press release about the new EMU Campus Directory. Please contact Darcy Gifford at 487-5375 or dgiffor2@emich.edu if you have any questions.


PERSONAL DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS/UPDATES: Personal Directory listings are populated through the Banner system. To check your personal listing for accuracy, please visit http://it.emich.edu/service/online/directory/index.cfm?fuseaction=main. If a listing needs to be updated, an employee’s supervisor should update the information through a link located on the supervisor’s My.Emich Employee tab. Instructions are as follows:

  • Click on the Employee tab
  • Click on the Employee link below the row of tabs
  • Click on the Update Employee Campus Address link. You will then see a table of your direct reports. To edit, click on the EID or Phone links to edit. Once you have completed your edits, click the Submit button. NOTE: it may take up to 24 hours for your change to take effect. 

For non-supervisory staff, alternate update methods are explained on the Directory Information Updates page at https://www.emich.edu/it/services/directoryupdates.php.


EMU ONLINE DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS: Please take the time to check your department directory listing at http://www.emich.edu/telephones/ for accuracy. If the information needs to be updated, please send the information to: dept_directory@emich.edu. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at dburke15@emich.edu.


EMU PUBLIC SAFETY TIPS AND REMINDERS: The EMU Police Department provides a variety of community service programs focused on safety awareness for our residential halls, classrooms and campus. These include crime prevention seminars, and training sessions and programs on sexual assault and alcohol awareness for faculty, staff and students.

The EMU Police Department use high visibility foot patrols, mobile patrols, bicycle patrols and an extensive video monitoring system to help deter crime. It is important to report crimes or suspicious activities immediately -- police have a better opportunity to apprehend suspects and solve crimes. Please review the information below and report any crimes or any suspicious activities. Reporting a crime or suspicious activity can be done anonymously.

  • To report an incident, or information anonymously, please call 487-4847 or send an email to dps_questions@emich.edu.

Telephone numbers and email accounts listed above are set-up specifically for those who wish to report a crime or information related to a crime. Your identity will remain anonymous.

For questions pertaining to EMU Safety Tips or crime prevention, please contact Police Officer Candace Dorsey, Crime Prevention Coordinator at 487-0987 or by email at cdorsey@emich.edu. The Crime Prevention office is located within the EMU Police Department at 1200 Oakwood Street. Police Dispatch at 487-1222. For emergencies, call 911.




SEARCH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:To find out about current scholarship opportunities, go to search scholarships.

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