Safety Update: Wells Tower incident

Earlier this evening, Marquette University Police Department responded to a commercial firework set off by students in a room in Wells Tower residence hall, which damaged a window. Two students were found on the scene, one of whom was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The other student has been taken into custody. MUPD is currently investigating. There is no threat to campus. 

Office of Residence Life staff and resident assistants in The Commons checked in on students and provided support. Anyone in need of support can contact their RA or hall director or access the following resources: 

  • The Counseling Centerserves Marquette students and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and offers clinical services both in person and virtual. Students can access by calling the main number or walking in.  
    • For students with pressing mental health needs, crisis services are available 24/7. For life-threatening emergencies: 
      • If on-campus or near-campus, call MUPD at 414.288.1911.  
      • If off-campus, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.   
    • For non-life-threatening mental health concerns, call the Counseling Center at 414.288.7172 during regular business hours to speak to a counselor on call or walk in to the office in Holthusen Hall, Rm 204.  
    • On weekdays after 4:30 p.m, on weekends and holidays or university closures, call the main Counseling Center number and select option 2 to be connected to a trained mental health professional. 
  • Campus Ministry and its affiliated ministries are available to all students.