About Campus Safety FAQ
- How do I get to Loyola University Campus Safety Department?
Our Lakeshore Campus office is located at 6427 N Sheridan Road, located in the Southernmost storefront in the Granada Center building.
Our Water Tower Campus office is not accessible to unauthorized person, but if you need assistance you can walk up to the front desk at any one of our buildings.
- What hours and days are you open?
We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
- How come some officers carry guns and others don't? Is there difference in Campus Safety Officers?
Loyola has three tiers of officers. Campus Security Officers are unarmed officers who have received the state required level of training. Campus Safety Officers are unarmed officers who have successfully completed an accredited 440 hour police training academy. Campus Police Officers are armed officers who have successfully completed an accredited 440 hour police training academy and extensive firearms training and qualifications, psychological exams.
- I had a house party off campus and Campus Safety came, are they allowed to do that?
Yes, Loyola Campus Safety officers have an expanded jurisdiction that allows them to patrol and respond to parties in a specific geographic area. Within this expanded jurisdiction they have the same abilities as the Chicago Police Department.
- I live off campus and there are suspicious people who hang out on my front porch, can I call Campus Safety?
Yes, we encourage you to first call 911 and get the Chicago Police Department involved but you can also contact us and we will respond alongside CPD.
- I reported a bicycle stolen with Loyola University Campus Safety, should I make a report with the Chicago Police Department?
Yes, you should always report a crime with the Chicago Police Department.
- How do I make a complaint against a Loyola University Campus Safety officer?
Campus Safety takes all complaints and concerns seriously. If you feel the need to make a complaint against the department or an officer, we encourage you to utilize the University's Ethicsline reporting program.
Each complaint is reviewed by high level administrators in the University and are dealt with fairly.
To visit the Ethicsline page please click here
Please also know that this reporting program can be used for any other department or issue on campus, not just those directed at Campus Safety.
- I was downtown at Navy Pier over the weekend and had my purse stolen, should I make a report with Campus Safety or the Chicago Police Department?
You should always make a report with the Chicago Police Department. If you had any University property stolen (including keys and ID cards) you should make a theft report with Campus Safety.