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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

August 07, 2018

UPDATE – RE: 8/7/18 Shots Fired - Off Campus

August 04, 2018

700 block of Regent Drive – Attempted Armed Robbery - Off Campus

August 03, 2018

UPDATE 8/7/18 - ARRESTS MADE, 1100 block of Regent Drive - Robbery - Off Campus

July 29, 2018

1200 block of Varsity Boulevard – Attempted Armed Robbery - Off Campus

July 20, 2018

UPDATE 7/26/18 - ARREST MADE, 900 block of W. Hillcrest Dr. - Shots Fired - Off Campus

July 15, 2018

UPDATE - ARRESTS MADE, 900 block of Greenbrier Rd. - Shots Fired - Off Campus


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