Specialized ReportingSpecific concerns can be addressed by contacting the following subject matter resources.
Office of Equity
Report concerns related to the humane and ethical treatment of animals in research.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Report Animal Research Concerns
Report violations of NCAA, Big Ten Conference or University athletic policies.Kristina Minor
Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
Campus Crime Reporting (Clery Act)
Report a crime experienced or witnessed on campus to a Campus Security Authority (CSA). CSAs are people working on campus who have the training and authority to report crimes on campus. CSAs can get in touch with police on behalf of the person reporting.
Discrimination or Harassment
Report violations of Northwestern's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment.
Office of Equity
Hate or Bias Incidents
Report hate or bias related incidents to the Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT) at Respect NU.
Report violations of Northwestern's Policy on Hazing.
Human Participant Research
Report concerns related to research projects and the rights of human research participants.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office
Report a possible information security breach or violation of Northwestern IT policies to Northwestern Information Technology.Report an IT Policy Violation
If you believe a Northwestern University student is missing, contact University Police immediately at (847) 491-3456.
Property damage, accidents, and workplace injuries
Report accidents, workplace injuries, and damage to property to the Office of Risk Management (NetID login required).
Research Lab Safety
Report a safety incident that occurred during the performance of laboratory work activities.
Office for Research Safety
(847) 491-3741 (Evanston)
(312) 503-8649 (Chicago)
SUBMIT A LAB SAFETY INCIDENT REPORT
Report incidents of research misconduct (serious and deliberate deviation from commonly accepted research practices).
Office of Research Integrity
Report alleged violations of Northwestern's Policy on Institutional Equity, or Interim Policy on Title IX Sexual Harassment.
Office of Equity: Sexual Misconduct Response & Prevention(847) 467-6165
Submit a Sexual Misconduct Report
Report issues or incidents of concern involving Northwestern students to NU Help.
Threatening Behavior (Wildcats Aware)
Report non-emergency concerns about threatening statements or troubling behaviors to Northwestern's Behavioral Consultation Team: