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NIU President Doug Baker
Last night our community was tested by a cruel hoax. The bomb threat, which temporarily shut down campus, was one of several this week made against colleges and universities in the region. It resulted in a great deal of inconvenience and frustration for our entire university community. In light of those events, I want to...
An NIU police officer speaks with students next to an emergency call box.
NIU staff and faculty are committed to ensuring a safe and healthy campus and learning environment that challenges and inspires students to be academically and personally successful. The cooperation and involvement of students, faculty and staff in maintaining a safe and secure teaching and learning environment is absolutely necessary, and all members of the NIU...
Photo of a woman listening with hand cupped around her left ear
An audio test of the emergency alert system on campus is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 16, in four buildings: Davis Hall Faraday Hall La Tourette Hall Gabel Hall The test will be a human voice at normal decibel levels simply indicating that the test is only a “test” (and not an...
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...