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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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University Security Alerts


Security Advisory-Drug Warning

According to local news media, three people recently overdosed on pills they believed to be Oxycodone, but actually contained Carfentanil (a pain reliever 10,000 times more potent than Morphine) and Cocaine. University Security joins local authorities in warning that taking any medications not legally obtained at a pharmacy and not prescribed to you can be extremely dangerous.

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Daily Crime and Fire Log

Daily Crime and Fire Log previous 60 days [PDF] as of 3/21/2018 (59 KiB) (Scroll to bottom for newest Incidents) 


Social Media

The following Facebook and Twitter pages are specifically designated for sharing Star Alert emergency messages.

The following University Security Facebook page is for general information and emergency information sharing.


Sign Up for Text Alerts

How to Find Information in an Emergency

CellphoneOn your mobile device:

Watch for text or e-mail alerts in the case of a campus closure or if there is a threat to personal safety.

ComputerOn the Web:

Check back here ( for campus closure information and emergency updates.

PhoneOn the phone:

Call the University Security Personal Safety Hotline at (507) 389-2594 for recorded information and updates relating to campus alerts.

MailBy e-mail:

Check your official University email (MavMail) after an emergency for follow up information.

On social media:

Emergency Response Guide