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Campus Safety & Security provides a host of services, from security escorts to jump-starts for dead batteries.

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We are committed to ensuring a safe campus for students, faculty and staff. Learn more about our compliance with the federal Clery Act and read our campus safety and security report.

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Know when and where to park in order to avoid the dreaded parking ticket.

Campus Safety & Security

Main phone number: (231) 995-1111

NMC Campus Safety & Security office in the Innovation Center (#9 on the Front Street Campus Map) provides services 24 hours a day. (Call the main phone number for access outside building hours of 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.) We also work closely with local law enforcement and emergency responders that also serve NMC. We provide a wide range of services, including:

  • Emergency "blue light" phones throughout all of our campuses
  • Emergency alert text messages (Opt in through NMC Self-Service)
  • NMC ID cards and parking passes. Learn how to get your NMC ID
  • Education and prevention
  • Security escorts

Campus Safety is everyone's business. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or concerns. We also have two services that you can use to report information or suspicious activity:

  • Confidential tip line: (231) 995-1116

Red Flag"Red Flag" Incident Reporting Form

Use this form to report suspicious, dangerous, illegal or threatening incidents involving NMC students or NMC facilities and campuses. If you have trouble adding a new incident or have more questions, please contact Lisa Thomas in Student Life at (231) 995-1118 or Marcus Bennett in Residence Life/Judicial Affairs at ( 231) 995-1401.

Campus Security and Safety Report (Clery Report) (PDF)

Building Entrances and Exits

Daily Crime Log

Minor Children on Campus policy

Procedure for Service and Comfort Animals

Title IX Resources

Campus Safety Video

Contact us

Emergency Contact Information


  • Traverse City Police Department
    851 Woodmere Avenue
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    Central Dispatch - Non Emergency: (231) 922-4550
    Office: (231) 995-5150
    Crime tip or traffic concerns:
  • Traverse City Fire Department
    500 W. Front Street
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    Office: (231) 922-4930
  • Grand Traverse Co Sheriff's Office
    Phone: (231) 995-5000
  • Munson Medical Center
    1105 Sixth St.
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    Phone: (231) 935-5000

Safety tips

  • For any emergency, call 911.
  • For non-emergencies, call Campus Safety 24 hours a day: (231) 995-1111.
  • Walk in pairs and well-lit areas when possible. Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Have your keys in hand before you reach your vehicle.
  • If you feel threatened, see suspicious behavior or are being followed, look for the blue light emergency phones.
  • Call Campus Safety anytime for an escort: (231) 995-1111.
  • Sign up to receive text messages about college closure and emergencies through NMC Emergency Alerts

Clery Act

This federal law requires colleges to provide timely warnings of crimes that represent a threat to the safety of students or employees and to make their campus security policies available to the public.

Other Resources