Administrative Services

Campus Safety: Escort Services

Western Illinois University’s Office of Public Safety provides an escort system so students don’t have to walk alone. Western’s Student Patrol members are available to provide escorts on campus during the evening to early morning hours. Student Patrol can be reached by calling OPS at 309/298-1949.

If a Student Patrol member is not available, OPS officers will also provide escorts on campus any time a student, staff, or faculty member requests it.

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday - Thursday: 6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Friday - Saturday: 7:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.

Tips for Pedestrian Safety

  • Individuals should always be aware of their surroundings
  • Walk on sidewalks and in populated well-lit areas whenever possible
  • Trust your instincts
  • Use good judgment
  • Know emergency call box locations

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