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Contact Us

During regular office hours

student practicing caligraphyFrom 8:30 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, call the main Global Learning Office (GLO) number, (847) 467-6400 or email

Julie Friend, Director of Global Safety and Security (DGSS) and Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Global Activities, directly at (847) 467-3175 or

Beth Osterlund, Assistant Director of Global Safety and Security at (847) 467-3899 or

Patrick Maloney, Program Coordinator and Global Safety Data Analyst at (847) 467-7902 or

After hours

Call Northwestern University Police 24/7 at (847) 491-3456. 

They are prepared to accept calls involving international emergencies. They will collect information and pass it on to the DGSS. If the DGSS is indisposed or responding to an incident, back-up responders are available.