Regardless of whether an incident happened recently or in the past, if you are feeling unsafe or threatened, help is available.
In an emergency, always call 911. In addition to contacting police, individuals have the right to request an order of protection, civil no contact order, restraining order/stalking no contact order, or other similar lawful orders issued by a criminal, civil, or tribal court. The YWCA’s Stepping Stones program (309) 662-0461 or Sexual Assault Prevention and Survivor Services (309) 438-7948 can aid in obtaining civil no contact orders and stalking no contact orders. Countering Domestic Violence (309) 827-7070 can aid in obtaining orders of protection.
For assistance as a student with University protective measures, contact Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (OEOA) Title IX at (309) 438-5411 or for 24-Hour assistance, contact Illinois State University Police at (309) 438-8631.
For assistance as an employee with University protective measures, contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383 or for 24-hour assistance, contact Illinois State University Police at (309) 438-8631.
Examples of protective measures include but are not limited to:
ISU’s Redbird Safe Walk program is available at no-charge to escort students and employees on campus. To request an escort call (309) 438-9255 or visit the Safe Walk page for more information.