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Reporting an Incident

Community members, students, faculty, staff, and visitors are encouraged to accurately and promptly report all crimes and public safety-related incidents to university police.

Call any of the following authorities, 24 hours a day:

  • Dial 911
    Report emergencies or non-emergency criminal violations. 911 from a public phone or cell phone.
  • Dial (217) 333-8911
    Request non-emergency police services at (217) 333-8911 from a public phone or cell phone. Dial 3-8911 from a campus phone.
  • Emergency phones
    Direct access to university police headquarters. Use any of the blue emergency phones located in walkways, buildings, bus shelters, and elevators throughout campus.
  • Rape Crisis 24-Hour Hotline
    Report a sexual assault or request crisis services at (217) 384-4444.
  • Crimestoppers
    Report information about a crime anonymously by calling (217) 373-TIPS, visiting, or via text message by sending "TIP397" plus the message to CRIMES (274637).

For general information contact university police at 333-1216 (non-emergencies), dial 911 (emergencies only), or use the emergency telephones located near residence halls, parking lots, and campus buildings. Any suspicious activity or person seen in the parking lots or loitering around vehicles, inside buildings or around residence halls should be reported to police. Crimes should be reported to the University Police Department for the purpose of making timely warning reports to the community and for inclusion in the annual statistical disclosure.

Support Following a Crime

Contact any of the following for assistance:

  • Office of the Dean of Students
    Student Services Building, room 300
    (217) 333-0050
  • Office for Student Conflict Resolution
    Student Services Building, room 300
    (217) 333-3680
  • Counseling Center
    Student Services Building, room 200
    (217) 333-3704
  • McKinley Health Center
    (217) 333-2700
  • Residential Life
    Clark Hall, room 300
    (217) 333-0770
  • Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access
    Swanlund Admin. Building, room 100
    (217) 333-0885
  • Student Legal Services
    Illini Union, room 324
    (217) 333-9053