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Campus Safety

24 Hour Coverage

Round-the-clock security coverage is provided when college is in session. Campus Safety Officers are available 24 hours a day seven days a week the during academic year.

Campus Safety Vehicles

Monmouth College Campus Safety Officers use a designated security vehicle to respond to emergency situations. The vehicle has appropriate equipment including a first aid kit.

Help with Vehicles

The Office of Campus Safety offers its services to help jump-start vehicles and inflate tires on campus for Monmouth College students, faculty and staff who might need assistance with weak batteries or low tire pressure. Individuals needing help can contact Campus Safety at: 309-337-5708 or 309-457-2245.

Individuals in need of help are advised to raise the hood of the car to help identify the exact location of the vehicle when Campus Safety arrives at the place where the vehicle may be stranded.

Public Broadcast System

A campus-wide public broadcasting system is used to alert the college community to possible emergency situations.

Radio System

A repeater system for security and residence hall staff radios provides enhanced efficiency of the radio system.

Campus Safety Escort

Monmouth College Campus Safety provides escort to students round the clock to and from campus locations including college owned parking lots. To request an escort, students can:

  • Call Campus Safety directly at 309-337-5708
  • Call the Stockdale Center Office at 309-457-2345 to request escort
  • Contact the RA/House Manager on duty to radio security

Emergency Contact System (Scots Alert)

Monmouth College, in collaboration with an outside emergency contact provider, has developed a system where students, faculty and staff can be alerted via their cell phones and computer e-mail accounts.

MCTV Channel 7, Weather Radio Channel

For weather emergencies the college is making a 24-hour, 7-days per week radio channel available to the campus community. In the event of severe weather, information will be broadcast on this channel. Tune in to MCTV Channel 7.

For weather emergencies the college will broadcast information through campus televisions on Channel 7.

Emergency Response Plan

Monmouth College has developed a Campus-Wide Emergency Response Plan. The Plan is available online.

All members of the Monmouth College community are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Emergency Response Plan.

Important Phone Numbers

Office Phone
Monmouth College Campus Safety (cell) 309-337-5708
Monmouth College Campus Safety (office) 309-457-2259
Stockdale Center 309-457-2345
Office of Residence Life 309-457-2113
Medical Emergency 911
Monmouth Police 309-734-8383 and 911


Security Jurisdiction

Monmouth College Campus Safety personnel also refer College policy violations to the office of Student Life. Additionally, Monmouth College Campus Safety personnel refer and report criminal matters to the Office of Student Life and local law enforcement as appropriate. The College cooperates fully with local law enforcement in criminal investigations relating to crimes alleged to have occurred on or near the campus, providing them with full access to investigate and arrest violators. Campus Safety personnel are authorized to ask for identification from students, employees and campus visitors and have the authority to remove individuals from college property should they pose a security threat or a disruption to campus life. Campus Safety personnel can also contact law enforcement agencies to manage local, state and federal law violations as well as college policy violations as appropriate.

No student organizations have off‐campus housing arrangements. Although Monmouth College’s jurisdiction generally is limited to conduct which occurs at college sponsored events or on campus property, the College can and does respond to off‐campus student‐related incidents that occur in close proximity to the campus and cooperates with local law enforcement in these instances.

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