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Emergencies and Adverse Weather

All weather and emergency-related decisions are made locally by IU School of Medicine–South Bend leadership. IU School of Medicine–South Bend does not follow weather or emergency closures from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University-South Bend, or the local school corporations.

Prepare for an emergency

Notre Dame Police Dispatch


Emergency Call Box

An emergency box is located in the parking lot of Raclin-Carmichael and Harper Halls. This will ring the Notre Dame Police Department for assistance.

DIAL (574) 631-5555

SafeBouND is a free safety escort service. It is designed to promote the safety of individuals or small groups who walk on campus during the evening hours.


  • Sunday - Wednesday: 9:00 pm to 1:30 am
    Golf cart/Mini van/Walking Escorts
  • Thursday - Saturday: 9:00 pm to 3:00 am
    Golf cart (if available)/Mini van (if available)/Walking Escorts
    On Saturdays with a football night game, SafeBouND service will begin at 10 pm

For students, use the ND Mobile App, look under Getting Around, select Transit, then Request a SafeBouND Escort.

You can also call SafeBouND, to request a ride.

  • Call (574) 631-5555.
  • Give your name, location, and destination.
  • Wait for the SafeBouND golf cart, minivan or SafeBouND walkers.
  • Show your Notre Dame ID at the time of pickup.