The University has a rich variety of resources, services and offices to learn about and support a safe inclusive community.

Primary Reporting Areas Email Phone Number
Northwestern Police Department

University Police is dedicated to providing excellent service that builds trust, reduces crime and creates a safer environment for learning, working and living in our community. Our officers are trained to respond to situations and issues inherent to a campus environment. Emergency call 9-1-1

Non-Emergencies: Evanston:

Non-Emergencies: Chicago:

Dial 456 from any campus phone

Department of Campus Inclusion & Community

Will assist you to find the resources you need. Our key areas of focus include campus climate and student engagement, student health and wellness, and critical incident management for personal emergencies or emergencies. 847.467.3419

Student Affairs Offices Email Phone Number

Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

Seeks to build trust, promote justice, and teach peace by
facilitating the successful and educational resolution of conflicts that arise within the University community. Becoming a member of the Northwestern University community is an honor, a privilege that carries with it prestige and respect. But along with these privileges and rights, membership also requires students to meet and uphold community standards.

Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities 847.491.4582

LGBT Resource Center

The LGBT Resource Center strives to sustain and strengthen an open, safe, just and inclusive campus community for people of all sexual and gender identities by eliminating heterosexism, homophobia and gender identity oppression. 847.491.1205

Multicultural Student Affairs

Is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that promotes identity development, intercultural exchange, academic excellence, and leadership. While our departments primarily focus on traditionally under-served student populations, we strive to play an important role in creating an institutional climate that values diversity and educates the entire Northwestern community about cultural competence and social justice. 847.467.6200

Services for Students with Disabilities

Are committed to providing a supportive and challenging environment for all undergraduate, graduate, professional school, and continuing studies students with disabilities who attend the University. Additionally, the University and SSD work to provide students with disabilities a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access, and reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. 847.467.5530

Religious Life

The primary mission of the Office of the University Chaplains is to promote spiritual growth and nurture at Northwestern University. Spiritual maturity is enhanced by critical dialogue and community with members of one's own tradition and through encounter with differing traditions. 847.491.7256

Counseling and Psychological Services

Provides a set of core services, including clinical services, educational workshops, and consultation with faculty, staff, and parents.


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Ethics and Compliance

A part of Northwestern University's commitment to ethics and compliance this resource provides community members with the information needed to act appropriately and to voice concerns.


Sexual Harassment Prevention Office

Northwestern is committed to providing a working, learning, and living environment free from harassment on the basis of sex or sexual orientation.   All members of the Northwestern community – faculty, staff, students, and contracted vendors – share a collective responsibility for creating a harassment-free environment. 847.491.3745

Office of Equal Opportunity and Access

Investigates charges and allegations of discrimination and harassment.  They provide leadership and resources to help ensure that no person is discriminated against.  Provides educational programs or activites which Northwestern operates. 847.491.7458

Diversity and Inclusion

"A diverse community is essential to achieve our mission of creating the best possible learning environment and educational experience, because only by exploring issues with people of different backgrounds and viewpoints can we challenge our assumptions, test our ideas and broaden our understanding of the world." — Daniel Linzer, Provost 847.491.3355

International Office

Provides professional support and advising services to international students and scholars at Northwestern University regarding their immigration status in the United States. 847.491.5613

Women's Resource Center

The Northwestern University Women's Center is dedicated to fostering a campus climate that promotes equity and enriches the personal, professional and academic lives of all members of the University community, particularly women students, staff and faculty. Evanston: