NIU Safe Walk is a service provided by the Huskie Patrol so you can get to your destination safely. The Huskie Patrol is made up of trusted NIU students who accompany you while you walk on campus. They are trained by our police department and equipped with radios to communicate directly with the NIU Police. The Huskie Patrol walks around campus reporting any suspicious activity to the NIU Police.
Safe walk is available from 11:30 p.m. until 3 a.m. every night. To request a safe walk please call 815-753-1212.
Virtual Safety Options
The NIU Safe app has several features to help you stay safe while walking:
The Mobile Blue Light feature instantly shares your location with NIU police.
The Virtual Walkhome feature allows a police dispatcher to track your location as you walk to a specific location.
The Friend Walk feature allows a friend to track you until you reach your destination.