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Stanley Safety Grant Competition

Students, alumni, friends, faculty and staff are encouraged to vote for Western Illinois University each and every day as part of the STANLEY Security Together for Safer Schools grant. Votes for WIU can be made at, via SMS text message (wiuedu to 334455) and through Twitter (#STANLEYSecurity and #wiuedu) until 11:59 p.m. Feb. 12.

The top two schools who receive the most votes in each category will receive grants of security products and services from STANLEY Security. Western is in category two (8,000-19,999 students). The first place school will receive a $150,000 safety grant, with the second place school receiving a $50,000 grant. Winners will be announced by STANLEY Security March 3.

Safety and Security is Everyone's Business

We partner with all members of the WIU community to provide a safe environment. Through training, education, and environmental management, we strive to provide a campus that is pleasant, safe, secure, and provides for a high quality of life for all of our members and guests.

Some of our safety programs & strategies include;

Annual Security Report

The Annual Security Report (PDF) provides a comprehensive review of crime-related statistics for the previous four years for the WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses. This report also includes University policies on campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault support and other resources. This report is also available online, along with the statistics, at A hard copy may also be viewed at OPS (Mowbray Hall) and University Relations (Sherman Hall 302).

Concealed Carry

The carrying of concealed weapons is not allowed on Western Illinois University property. For questions refer to the Concealed Carry Policy or contact the Office of Public Safety.

Office of Public Safety
Mowbray Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455


Phone: 309/298-1949
Parking Services: 309/298-1921
Access Control: 309/298-1940
Fax: 309/298-2884

Safety News


Office of Public Safety Student Orientation Video
Student Orientation Video

Office of Public Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Course
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Course

Lock your door video
Lock Your Door...

Student patrol video
Student Patrol Escort Service