Annual Security and Fire Safety Report


The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign prepares this report in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (“the Clery Act”) and the State of Illinois Campus Security Enhancement Act. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain non-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies on campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and other matters.

The full text of this report is available online at This report is prepared in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies and the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. These entities provide updated information on their educational efforts and programs to comply with the Clery Act.

Campus crime, arrest, and referral statistics include those reported to the Division of Public Safety, designated Campus Security Authorities as defined under the Clery Act, and local law enforcement agencies.

Each year, an email notification is sent to all enrolled students, faculty and staff. The email provides information on how to access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report online. Copies of this report may also be obtained at the Public Safety Building at 1110 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana.

The commitment of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms. This policy is designed to promote a safe and healthy learning and work environment and to comply with multiple laws that prohibit discrimination, including: Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Act, the Vietnam-Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and the Illinois Human Rights

Act. This policy and the associated procedures are established to provide a means to address complaints of discrimination or harassment based on the protected categories described herein.

It is the policy of the university not to engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, arrest record status, unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a protected veteran and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations.

University complaint and grievance procedures provide employees and students with the means for the resolution of complaints that allege a violation of this statement. Members of the public should direct their inquiries or complaints to the Office for Access and Equity.

Chief’s Message

Dear campus community member:

Thank you for taking the time to review this Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, as your active participation in the public safety of our community is critical to enhancing the quality of campus life.

The University Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency for campus and a portion of the surrounding area where most of our students live and enjoy their free time. The members of the Division of Public Safety are each passionately committed to keeping our campus and the Illini Center safe places to live, study, work and visit. We take that responsibility seriously, and work to promote a safe campus environment where academics, research and public service can flourish.

We work hard, but few things are more useful than our community members taking on the responsibility to look out for themselves and others. With the information contained in this report, you are empowering yourself to take control of your own well-being and that of our community.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, a copy of this Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at A hard copy may be obtained by contacting the Division of Public Safety at 217-333-1216. This report includes crime statistics for the previous three years, institutional policies concerning campus safety and security and other crime prevention information.

We hope that our students, staff and faculty will continue to take advantage of the resources we have made available to the campus community. Please take a moment to follow us on X (formerly Twitter) or like us on Facebook and Instagram to receive regular updates and important public safety information. Sign up for Illini-Alert text messages if you have not already. And please do not hesitate to contact us if you ever have a question or concern.


Alice Cary
Chief of Police and Executive Director of Public Safety

Note: Chief Cary served in this position when this report was originally published on Sept. 26, 2023. As of Oct. 2, 2023, Interim Chief Matt Ballinger serves as the department head.