Violence Prevention and Response

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to state the campus’ commitment to safety in regards to threats and/or acts of violence.

Scope

This policy applies to all members of the campus community.

Authority

The campus Executive Director of Public Safety or designee is assigned responsibility for implementing and maintaining this policy.

Policy

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is committed to a safe and nonviolent environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Acts of violence and threats of violence are not acceptable conduct in the campus community and will not be tolerated.

Processes/Procedures/Guidelines

Violent acts and threats of violence should be reported to the campus police immediately by calling 9-1-1.

In service of its commitment to the welfare, health and safety of all those in its campus community, the campus has developed and maintains a comprehensive Campus Violence Prevention Plan (CVPP) (PDF). Information on this plan can be found in Campus Administrative Manual Section V-C-14, Campus Violence Threat Assessment Policy. The CVPP can be found on the Division of Public Safety’s website at www.dps.illinois.edu. The CVPP is also linked to the following websites: Office of the Dean of Students, Staff Human Resources, Academic Human Resources, and the Faculty Staff Assistance Program.

Contact

Executive Director of Public Safety