Emergency: 911

Campus Security: 217-479-7020

Medical Emergency

  • Call 911.
  • Give name and nature of the situation for which you are calling.
  • Give location of victim(s).
  • Keep victim calm and assist in any way you can.
  • Notify the Dean of Student Life, the Resident Director, and Security.
  • Stay until help comes.

Fire Emergency

  • Call 911.
  • Stay low to the floor.
  • Locate nearest point of exit.
  • Evacuate 500 feet from building until cleared.
  • Know the name of the building, what floor, and where the fire is located for officials.

Severe Weather

  • Monitor local weather.
  • Take shelter in lowest level of building and/or move to interior hallways.
  • Stay away from windows.
  • If outdoors, take shelter in a ditch.
  • Remain calm.
  • Await all clear.

Active Shooter

  • RUN: If safe, evacuate.
  • HIDE: Barricade doors, shut off lights and sound, remain hidden until all clear.
  • FIGHT: Only as a last resort.

Bomb Threat

  • Call 911 then Security or Student Life.
  • Don't touch or move object.
  • Evacuate area.

Criminal Activity

  • Call 911.
  • Don't interfere with criminal.
  • Remember any physical traits or acts about suspect for police.