Contact

In an emergency, dial 911.

For non-emergencies:

Evanston
847-491-3456 (or dial 456 from any campus phone)
847-467-7883 (TDD)

Chicago
312-503-3456 (or dial 456 from any campus phone)
312-503-3999 (TDD)

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Department Contacts

Evanston Chicago
Administration 847-491-3256 Same
Emergency Services Division 847-467-3064 Same
Communications Center 847-491-3456 312-503-3456
Protective Services / Detectives 847-491-2073 Same
Residential Security Program 847-467-0629 N/A
* Parking Services (1819 Hinman Avenue, Evanston) 847-491-3319 312-503-1103
Fax 847-491-4931 312-503-2101
Station Address 1201 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 
60208-1320 
211 E. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 
60611-3135
Email universitypolice@northwestern.edu 

Administrative office open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed on designated University holidays and weekends.
* The University Services department administers the parking program on the Chicago campus.

"Blue Light" Emergency Telephones

Emergency Police “Blue Light” telephones (call boxes) are situated in strategic locations on both the Chicago and Evanston campuses to quickly reach University Police to report crimes, suspicious activity, medical emergencies or concerns about your personal safety.