Severe Weather - Designated Safety Areas

The university has designated areas for the sheltering of the campus community. Placards have been placed at main entrances to academic buildings alerting each occupant of the designated shelter location. Placards are also placed at the designated shelter location. These placards are the same throughout the university.

  1. In the event the locations listed below do not provide enough space, direct people to a lower level room with interior walls and without windows.

The following areas are recommended as the gathering areas in each building:



ACES Restrooms
Alumni House Basement
Art Gallery Support Facility Restrooms and Room 121
AuSable Hall Corridors C-105 & C-108, Room 1152
Calder Art Center All restrooms, Rooms 1214, 1313, 1504,
1510, 1715, 1811 and 1815
Calder Living Center Main level hallways, away from windows
Campus Health Center Restrooms
Central Utilities Building Basement, Northwest corner of tunnel
Children's Center Restrooms
Commons Restrooms, Room 100
Cook-Dewitt Restrooms and storage room
Fieldhouse Lower two floors (excluding Arena & Rec Center)
Frey Living Center First floor hallway, away from windows
Grand Valley Apts. Laundry rooms and lower level of building away from windows
Henry Hall 1st Floor - LTT lecture halls, restrooms
2nd Floor - corridors and interior rooms
3rd Floor - restrooms
Hills Living Center First Floor hallway, away from windows
Instructional Tech Bldg. Move to Central Utilities Building
Kelly Family Sports Center Men's and Women's locker rooms
Kirkhof Center Lowest floor west side/hallway/theatre area
Kleiner Commons Restrooms, storage room east side of building
Lake Huron Hall First floor corridors, lecture rooms
Lake Michigan Hall Basement, first floor lecture rooms
Lake Ontario Hall All restrooms and Rooms 164, 168, 174 and 178
Lake Superior Hall Basement, first floor lecture rooms
Laker Village Storage room under stairs
Laker Village Community Buildings Restrooms
Living Centers I, II, III, IV Lower level restrooms
Mackinac Hall

A Wing : 1st floor - All interior classrooms & restrooms
B Wing: LL- Entire level
1st floor - All interior classrooms and restrooms
2nd floor - All interior classrooms and restrooms
Stairwell 7 and 8
C Wing: 1st floor: Room 114 and restrooms
2nd floor - Room C-2-403, C-2-404 and restrooms
D Wing: 1st floor - All interior classrooms & restrooms
2nd floor - Rooms D-2-107, 109, 127, 129 and restrooms

Manitou Hall First floor lecture rooms, restrooms, central hall between lecture/classrooms
Meadow's Clubhouse Women's locker room, hall in front of locker room, and basement
Meadow's Learning Center Go to Meadows Clubhouse if possible or restroom
Meadow's Maintenance Bldg. Locker room and restroom
Murray Living Center Restrooms
North A & B Living Center Lower level restrooms
North C Living Center First floor hallway, away from windows
Niemeyer Living Center - Honors College Public Restrooms (Rooms 109/110 and 209/210)
Niemeyer Living Center - Honors Housing Bathrooms
Padnos Hall 1st & 2nd Floors - any room without windows 3rd Floor
NE stairwell to lowest level, SW stairwell to basement
Papa Johns Pizza Restrooms
Performing Arts Center Rooms 1210, 1206, restrooms, hallway east side of LAT
Hallway by Rooms 1128, 1211, 1127, 1407, 1500, 1510, 1501
Ravine Apartments First floor restrooms or kitchen areas
Ravine Center Room behind information desk and restrooms
Residence Halls First, second floor corridors
Seidman House Restrooms on lower level
Service Building Skunkworks, Conference Room F
South B Living Center Restrooms
South C Living Center Recycling room 110, interior stairwells, 1st floor interior corridors, 1st floor unisex restroom
South D Living Center Recycling room 127, interior stairwells, 1st floor interior corridors, 1st floor unisex restroom
South E Living Center Recycling room 106, interior stairwells, 1st floor interior corridors, 1st floor unisex restroom
Student Services Bldg, by Area  
Second Floor South Side
Career Services
Counseling Centers
International Affairs, Financial Aid and Student Employment
Any restroom or corridor (CC304) by emergency stairs
Emergency stairs, and CS4
Rooms C266-C270
Corridor (CC205) by emergency stairs
Room C147
Corridor (CC102) by emergency stairs
Corridor (CC101) south of fire doors (this door must be closed)
The Connection Interior corridor C-102, East stairwell S-2 and all restrooms
University Guest condo Lower Level
West A & B Living Centers Lower Level Restrooms
Zumberge Library Lower floor corridors



Bike Factory NW enclosed stairwell, all restrooms
College of Ed Bldg (632 Fulton) Restrooms
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences 1st Floor - Rooms 113, 115, hallways C-104
& C-106
2nd Floor - Rooms 209, 233, hallways C-204 & C-206
Depot Restrooms
DeVos Center
Building A & B - 1st Floor
Building A & B - 2nd Floor
Building C - 1st Floor
Building C - 2nd Floor

Building C - 3rd Floor

Building C - 4th Floor
Building C - 5th Floor
Building D & E - 1st Floor
Building D & E - 2nd Floor
Building E - 3rd Floor
Rooms 127A, 125A and all restrooms
Go to 1st Floor - 127A, 125A and all restrooms
NE Stairwells, receiving area - Room 126C
W&E Stairwells, W&E restrooms, Rooms 215C
and 217C
W&E Stairwells, W&E restrooms, Room 313C
and 315C
W&E stairwell, W&E restrooms, Rooms 410C,
415C, 416C and 421C
Rooms 510C and 511C
Restrooms, Rooms 117E, 119E, 136E, 138E, 122E
Restrooms, Rooms 205E, 207E, 223E
Restrooms, Rooms 305E, 307E, 323E
Eberhard Center 1st Floor - Hallways of WGVU-TV
2nd Floor - Room 215
3rd Floor - Rooms 312, 313, and 314
4th Floor - Rooms 410, 416, 417, 418 and 419
5th Floor - Room 512
6th Floor - Room 614
7th Floor - Room 718b
8th Floor - Room 807, restrooms,then move to lower floors
9th Floor - Rooms 912, restrooms, kitchen area - then move to lower floors.
Keller Engineering Building Restrooms
Kennedy Hall of Engineering Rooms 122, 124 and 135
Secchia Hall Restrooms
Seidman Center 1st Floor - Rooms 1013, 1019, 1056,1077, and restrooms
3rd Floor - Room 3005
Winter Hall Restrooms
Nursing - Family Health Center Interior exam rooms



LAKE MICHIGAN CENTER - MUSKEGON Men's & Women's restrooms - 1st Floor
MAREC Men's restroom - 1st Floor
MEIJER CAMPUS - HOLLAND Rooms 133, 139, 141 and restrooms


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