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NIU Police Chief Tom Phillips
Northern Illinois University has released its 2015-16 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report. The report includes information regarding campus security procedures, personal and fire safety data, crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime data for the last three years. Every post-secondary institution in the country is required to file the report annually by Oct. 1...
Twenty-four percent of all identity theft complaints made to the Federal Trade Commission are made by college students. Among the chief means for identity thieves to acquire personal information is through the use of the Internet, and Northern Illinois University’s Department of Police and Public Safety says members of the university community can be at...
The Northern Illinois University Department of Public Safety will conduct a test of its Campus Alert System on Thursday, November 17 at 1:55 p.m. Everyone who has subscribed to the text alert system should receive a text message that is clearly labeled as a test of NIU’s emergency text alert messaging system. The following test...
NIU is dedicated to providing a safe campus community. And you can help. Last fall, NIU established the Stay Safe initiative, a program designed to allow students, faculty and staff to express their concerns about safety issues on campus. Stay Safe is a monitored e-mail suggestion box that allows NIU security, building services and facilities...
Student, parents, faculty and staff can stay on top of campus safety online. The NIU website offers important and useful information that students will need daily, in stormy weather and during occasional emergencies, said Kathy Buettner, Vice President for the Division of University Relations. The page can be found at http://www.niu.edu/emergencyinfo/index.shtml. Within the website is...
Seal of the State of Illinois
NIU President John G. Peters indicated in his March 24 campus update that “it is difficult to predict the precise course of this spring’s budget debate” and that “what happens in Springfield during the next 60 days will be of critical importance to every employee and annuitant at Northern Illinois University.” His message to be...
Photo of Christmas lights
To minimize the potential fire hazards associated with holiday season decorations, the NIU Campus Security and Environmental Quality Committee recommends strict observation of the following guidelines. Environmental Health and Safety prohibits the use of live or cut Christmas trees in university buildings. Artificial trees made of fire retardant materials having Underwriters Laboratory (UL) or Factory...
John G. Peters
President John Peters spoke Wednesday afternoon to the University Council about “the anguish our NIU and DeKalb communities have experienced over the last several weeks” as well as the creation of a new mechanism meant to enhance campus security. “NIU remains united behind meeting the needs of each of our students,” Peters said. “Although we have a strong campus...