Report an Emergency
There is currently no emergency.
In the event of an emergency, this space will be used to provide timely information to the University community. It will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.
This site informs the Northwestern University community about what to do in advance of, during, and after a major emergency.
If a major emergency - such as a flood, fire, or hazardous material accident - occurs, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be activated and specially trained personnel will respond.
Reporting an Emergency
Call 911 for any situation that requires any immediate police, fire, or medical response.
Other important phone numbers:
University Police non-emergency:
- Evanston: 847-491-3456
- Chicago: 312-503-3456
Facilities Management (repairs):
- From any campus phone: 456
- Evanston: 847-491-5201
- Chicago: 312-503-8000
Information Technology (repairs): 611 from any campus phone
Main Telephone Numbers:
- Evanston: 847-491-3741
- Chicago: 312-503-8649
Stay Updated on an Emergency
In an emergency situation, this page will be updated with new information, as it is available.