Public Safety and Security

Keeping You Safe

We’re dedicated to protecting your safety and providing a welcoming, secure environment.

Elmhurst’s Public Safety team works around the clock to protect the well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors. In partnership with local law enforcement, we maintain day-to-day security and implement broader safety initiatives.

Find information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on our dedicated webpage.

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Services and Programs

From proactive campus patrols to crime prevention programs, your safety is our top concern. Learn how to use the security escort services, where to find emergency phones on campus and how the Department of Public Safety works to bring safety awareness to the campus community.

Parking and Transportation

Learn more about getting around campus, parking your vehicle and how to get a parking permit. You can also get information on the University’s rental fleet for affiliated organizations, driver certification requirements and the free Bluejay Shuttle Bus service.

Report a Crime or Incident

In an emergency, call Public Safety at (630) 617-3000 or extension 3000 from any campus phone. To report an anonymous crime tip, a Title IX complaint or conduct issue, you have several reporting options. Visit this page for more information.

Safety and Security Reports

The Department of Public Safety utilizes various ways to communicate with the campus community regarding Elmhurst University crime and crime statistics. In compliance with federal and state requirements, Elmhurst University prepares an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Report) and has established procedures for crime reporting and campus alerts.

Emergency Management

Be prepared for emergency situations and learn about how Elmhurst University responds to emergencies. Find general information about how Elmhurst University prepares for and responds to emergencies, the Campus Emergency Action Team, emergency mass notification and resources to help mitigate potential campus emergencies.

Emergency Response Procedures

Emergencies, disasters, accidents, and injuries can occur at any time and without warning. Make sure to prepare in advance for an emergency. Our guide lists the necessary precautions and actions to take.

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