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Emergency Information

To Report Any Police, Fire, or Medical Emergency, Dial 911

Callers Should:

  • DIAL 911. Please note: Cellular 911 calls may not always be routed to the NIU Police due to cellular tower 911 configurations.
  • Stay on the line with the dispatcher.
  • Provide the address of the building involved and your exact location. This is especially critical if you are calling from a cell phone.
  • Provide a thorough description of the incident and individuals involved such as clothing, height, weight and direction of travel to ensure proper resources are dispatched.
  • Do not hang up until the dispatcher tells you to do so.

Important Phone Numbers

Emergencies 911
University Police Non-Emergency Number 815-753-1212
Health Services 815-753-1311
Counseling and Student Development 815-753-1206
Employee Assistance Program 815-753-9191
Human Resource Services 815-753-6000
Huskie Student Patrol 815-753-9658
Work Request Desk for utility outages 815-753-1741

Current Safety Bulletins

July 15, 2018

900 block of Greenbrier Rd. - Shots Fired - Off Campus

July 11, 2018

Community Awareness Bulletin: Temporary Road Closure

July 02, 2018

900 block of Ridge Dr. - Armed Robbery - Off Campus

June 25, 2018

900 Block W. Hillcrest Dr. – Aggravated Battery - Off-Campus


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