Knox College Emergency Information
Reporting an Emergency
In an emergency, call 911 (not 3-911).
Call 911 for any situation that requires immediate police, fire, or medical response to preserve life or property.
You can also use any outdoor blue light phone to report a campus emergency.
For emergencies that do not require immediate police, fire, or medical response, contact Campus Safety at (309) 341-7979, or dial 7979 from any campus phone.
Contacting a Student on Campus
You may call the Knox College Switchboard (309) 341-7000. Parents are encouraged to make an emergency contact plan with their student before an emergency happens. In an emergency, please do not call campus -- updates will be posted on the Knox College website.
All student, faculty and staff should register for Campus Alerts. This service provides phone and email notification in an emergency. Campus alerts and updates are posted to the Knox College website.