Sign up for the campus alert system to be the first to know about closures and other important information in the case of an emergency.
Please use discretion when traveling in winter conditions. To keep notified of current road conditions visit www.sd511.org or South Dakota Department of Transportation
For Information on Road Conditions please call 511 and enter the number of the SD Highway.
Pressing “7” will take you to a menu for reports for North Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Minnesota.
Emergency: Sudden, unexpected, or impending situation that may cause injury, loss of life, damage to property, and/or interference with normal activities and which, therefore, requires immediate attention and remedial action.
Please register for the BHSU emergency alert system. Authorization codes are generated for all new students within the first four weeks of the semester and will be sent to your BHSU Yellow Jacket e-mail account. Once registered, you will receive alert messages in the event of an emergency and closures (weather or other).
SDCL 22-11-12 Misprision of felony--Misdemeanor. Any person who, having knowledge, which is not privileged, of the commission of a felony, conceals the felony, or does not immediately disclose the felony, including the name of the perpetrator, if known, and all other relevant known facts to the proper authorities, is guilty of misprision of a felony. Misprision of a felony is a Class 1 misdemeanor. There is no misprision of misdemeanors or petty offenses. This report must be made to BHSU Public Safety or Spearfish Police at 605.642.1305. Information should also be given to the Vice President for Student Life at 605.642.6599.
Call 911 and provide as much information as requested.
Call bhsu Public Safety.
If immediate danger - call 911.
Call BHSU Facilities Services.
In case of water, power, heat or cooling outages, call BHSU Facilities Services.
Tornado Watch means conditions are right for tornado; remain alert to weather conditions.
Tornado Warning means a tornado has been sighted within a 25-mile radius; warnings are typically available 3-15 minutes in advance of a tornado.
In the Spearfish area Civil Defense Sirens will sound whenever there is a tornado warning.