Administrative Services

Reporting Emergencies

Office of Public Safety: 911*
Fire: 911
Ambulance: 911

  1. For help with any type of emergency, call the Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety (OPS) at (309) 298-1949.
  2. Explain the problem and location to the OPS dispatcher. Do not hang up until told to do so.
  3. For additional emergency procedures information, speak with your building emergency coordinator. A list of building emergency coordinators can be obtained from the Office of the Vice President for Student Services or by clicking on the Emergency Coordinator link on this page.

*NOTE: Dialing 911 from any phone, will connect the caller to McDonough County 911. Then they must contact OPS. To be sure you reach OPS directly, dial (309) 298-1949.