The Madonna University Department of Public Safety is community oriented and dedicated to the diverse population we serve. Through Franciscan values, it is our mission to maintain a safe and inviting campus for people to learn, visit, and live. While focusing on dignity, respect and service, and respect for creation, our goal is to become one with the community we serve. We are committed to delivering professional safety and security services that value and respect the rights and differences of all members of our campus community. As a symbol of our integrity and trust, we will be aware and will use proper ethical procedures when discharging our official duties. We are committed to the professional and personal development of all members of the Department of Public Safety and in turn expect all of our employees to be models of excellence.
Contact Public Safety: 734-432-5442
Interim Title IX Coordinator
Jim O'Neill, Ph.D.
Madonna University has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to deliver emergency alert messages to you via email, text message, or voice call. When you register for the Emergency Alert System, you will be provided the opportunity to select your preferred method(s) of receiving the alert.
Rave does not charge you to receive text messages. Standard or other messaging charges may apply depending upon your wireless carrier plan. Once registered you can opt out of text messages at any time by texting STOP to 67283 or 226787.
Silent Witness is a program to allow for the anonymous submission of suspected criminal or suspicious activity that occurs on campus. Submitted information will be reviewed by our investigative staff and appropriate action will be taken as warranted. If you see crime or suspicious activity occurring on campus and you would like to report it, please fill out the form below.
(Note: that this information is not sent instantly to Public Safety Officers. Any crime in progress or other emergency should be reported by dialing 734-432-5442 or 911)
See something say something
Are you aware of the See Something Say Something campaign? By being alert and reporting suspicious activity to Public Safety or local law enforcement you can help protect your family, friends, neighbors, and community. Click below to see a short video from the Department of Homeland Security.
The operating hours of the Academic and Residence Buildings of Madonna University are subject to change to facilitate use by the University Community.
Main Academic Building and Franciscan Center (36600 Schoolcraft Road) is open to the public during the following days and hours:
Angelo DiPonio Building (36200 Schoolcraft Road) houses the College of Nursing and Health. Hours of operation are:
Maertens Building (36300 Schoolcraft Road) houses the School of Business. Hours of operation are:
For information on Facility Rentals:
What are Timely Warnings? In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (The Clery Act), Madonna University issues timely warnings to the entire campus community when there is information that a Clery Act Crime has occurred on or near the University that is considered by the institution to represent a serious or continuing threat to the campus community.
The Director of Public Safety or designee, in consultation with University senior leadership, makes the decision whether to issue a timely warning on a case-by-case basis in light of all the facts surrounding the incident. Timely warnings are issued as soon as possible after the Department of Public Safety is notified however, the release of the warning is subject to the availability of accurate facts concerning the incident.
Criteria to be evaluated may include:
Timely warnings include information that promote safety and would aid in the prevention of similar crimes, including, but not limited to:
Timely warnings are issued to the University community through one or more electronic communications, including, but not limited to: university e-mail, the University website, and the Department of Public Safety’s mass notification system Rave Alert.
Every effort is made to prevent identifying victims of crime.
"Do you know where the Life Safety Devices / Locations on campus are?"
Througout Madonna University you will find Life Safety Equipment and Information. Safety Information Maps are posted within the University buildings (near intersecting hallways). These maps show the locations of Fire Pull Stations, which when activated, sound an alarm in the event of a Fire Emergency. The locations of Fire Extinguishers as well as Automated External Defibullators (AED's) are listed on these maps. Additionally, the locations of Emergency Exits and Severe Weather Shelter areas are listed on the maps. It is important to know the location(s) of your closest safety equipment, emergency exits and shelter areas prior to an emergency.
To see a copy of the Safety Information Map for your building, Click on the Building
Instructions for using a portable fire extinguisher:
Follow this link for a short video on correct procedures when utilizing a portable fire extinguisher.
MUBIT is a multidisciplinary team that meets regularly to serve five major functions for the university:
The overall goal of the Behavior Intervention Plan is to promote a safe environment for all students and staff focused on student learning and student development. By encouraging all members of the campus community to report behaviors that are concerning, MUBIT will be able to reach out to intervene, provide support and connect them with resources that can assist them. As such, MUBIT asks that the campus community report concerning “red flag” behaviors.
A “red flag” behavior is a questionable, concerning or inappropriate behavior that may be presented through someone’s appearance, spoken or written words, or specific actions. Examples of “red flag” behaviors include but are not limited to:
A person in distress can be referred by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, calling 734-432-5442