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 & Student Development:  (815) 753-1206
Employee Assistance Program: (815) 753-9191
Human Resource Services: (815) 753-6000
Huskie Student Patrol: (815) 753-9658
Late-Night Ride Service: (815) 753-2222
Building Services for utility outages:  (815) 753-1147 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(815) 753-1151 at other times