Sunday street closures

Several roads will be closed adjacent to the University for the Zydeco Marathon Race on Sunday, March 13.

The run will begin at 7 a.m. on Jefferson St., Downtown Lafayette. Several streets will be closed that could affect movement around the UL campus. A section of Souvenir Gate, Coliseum Rd., and St. Landry St. between West St. Mary Blvd. and Coliseum Rd. will be closed. Also, several streets through or along the main campus will be closed, including E. St. Mary Blvd., Taft St., Rex St., E. Lewis St. and Girard Park Circle.

No vehicular traffic will be allowed to pass just prior to the marathon and during the race until it is complete. The UL Lafayette Police Department is advising motorists to avoid run areas, unless participating in or viewing the race.

See the map of the marathon route that will affect street closures on campus and in neighboring areas: http://www.zydecomarathon.com/racedetails.php

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Monitoring weather forecasts 3/9

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is closely monitoring weather forecasts for impending thunderstorm conditions. There are no plans at this time to cancel classes or close the university. If any changes are warranted, or in the event of an immediate weather condition, the Emergency Notification System will be activated.

Individuals should use their best judgment and should not put themselves at risk during extreme weather conditions. Any student unable to attend class due to severe weather should contact the Dean of Students at 337-482-6276. Accommodations will be made for students with legitimate excuses for missing class.

Students, faculty and staff can update their ENS profile by logging into ULink. See more at: http://safety.louisiana.edu/r…/emergency-notification-system

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Attempted Simple Robbery

On March 9, 2016, at approximately 7:19 p.m., UL Police received a call in reference to an attempted robbery on Rex St. The victim stated he was walking on Rex St. near the bus stop when someone walking behind him pulled his book sack in an attempt to take it. The victim stated he turned around and punched the suspect, who then ran in the direction of E. Lewis St. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately six-foot tall with dirty blonde hair, wearing a gray Under Armour hoodie and dark-colored blue jeans.

If you have any information please contact UL Police at 482-6447.

This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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University monitoring weather

The University continues to monitor the threat of severe weather this afternoon. The latest National Weather Service information indicates the possibility of severe thunderstorms in the Lafayette area between 2 – 5 p.m.
The University does not anticipate cancellation of classes or closure. Students, faculty and staff should use their best judgment and should not put themselves at risk during extreme weather conditions.

Should weather conditions warrant cancellations or closures, information will be provided via the Emergency Notification System (texts); social media; a 24-hour hotline, (337) 482-2222; local media; and the University’s website, www.louisiana.edu.

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First responders train for active shooter

Law enforcement officers and emergency medical personnel will conduct “active shooter” drills on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s campus this week.

They will practice responding to simulated situations in which a gunman is threatening occupants of Griffin Hall.

Drills are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, and Thursday, Dec. 17.

Portions of Rex Street and E. Lewis streets will be closed during the training. Access to Griffin Hall will not be available during the hours of the exercise.

Students, faculty and staff are urged to avoid the area.

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

Crime Alert: Attempted Purse Snatching

On Sunday, November 22, 2015, at 6:28 p.m., ULPD officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Rex Street in reference to a report of an attempted purse snatching. The complainant stated she parked her vehicle along Rex Street near Madison and Griffin halls, and that she began walking along the sidewalk towards the Conference Center. The complainant said that she was approached by two black males. One of the male suspects ran up and grabbed her purse. The complainant stated she punched the suspect and screamed. The suspects then turned and ran towards E. Lewis Street as she ran with her purse to the Conference Center to contact ULPD. Officers canvased the surrounding areas with assistance from Lafayette City Police, but were unable to locate the suspects.

Suspect 1 is described as a black male believed to be in his early 20’s, approximately 6’0″ tall, medium complexion, short “fro” hairstyle, and wearing a gray jacket, black jogger pants, and tennis shoes.

Suspect 2 is described as a black male, in his early 20’s, with longer hair. 

The case is currently under investigation.

This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.

 

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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Notice to the Campus Community from University Police

UPDATE Oct. 9:

ULPD is asking for your assistance to identify the suspect. Please see the  sketch drawing. If you have any information, contact the UL Police Department at 337-482-6447.

NOTICE Oct. 4:

On Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., UL Police responded to the parking area at E. Lewis St. and Johnston St.

A female was getting belongings from her vehicle when she stated that a white male subject grabbed her from behind. He told her “if you scream you will not live to regret it.” She was able to fight him off. He ran through the parking lot towards the old Goodwill store.

He is described as a white male in his early twenties, approximately 6’0″ wearing a grey shirt with black lettering and a black flat-bill hat facing backwards. Officers have searched the area for the suspect. If you have any information, please contact the UL Police Department at 337-482-6447.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. You also can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at http://police.louisiana.edu/staying-safe/rave-guardian-app

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