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Listing of resources available to NIU community

October 24, 2010

The following resources are available to the NIU community in response to the developments this weekend in the disappearance of Toni Keller.

Counseling for Students

Support for Faculty and Staff

Information Hotline

  • Call (815) 753-4NIU (4648) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Late Night Ride Service Extended

  • The Late Night Ride Service provides free door-to-door rides to NIU students.
  • Service hours are extended daily from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m. until further notice.
  • Call (815) 753-2222 to request a ride.

Security Escorts Available On Campus

  • Security escorts for NIU students, faculty, staff and visitors are available in and around campus on a 24-hour basis.
  • Call (815) 753-1212 to request a security escort.

Restricted Access to Residence Halls

  • Until further notice, campus residence hall access will be restricted to hall residents only.
  • Students will need their official NIU OneCard to gain access.

Safety Tips

  • Avoid walking alone after dark and always walk with others.
  • Use the NIU Huskie Patrol (815-753-9658) or Late Night Ride (815-753-2222) services.
  • Don’t wear headphones or use other electronics that distract you.
  • Tell people where you are going and when you expect to return.
  • Keep to well-lit, busy routes.
  • Avoid shortcuts and isolated areas.
  • Have your keys ready as you approach your vehicle, and look inside before getting in.
  • Additional safety and security information is available online.