Loss of a Community Member
Notification of a Faculty/Staff Member’s Death
Any University employee who learns of a faculty member’s death should immediately
notify the Provost at 309-556-3101 (or x3101 from campus phone). In the case of the
death of a staff member, notify Human Resources at 309-556-3971 (or x3971 from campus
In all circumstances of a death on campus: If a death occurs on campus, dial 911
and Security at 309-556-1111 (or x1111 from campus phone). Be certain to give our
name, specific location and nature of the situation. Secure the area and assist with
crowd control. Send somebody to meet and direct emergency personnel to the location.
Notification of a Death of Student
Any member of the University faculty or staff who learns of a student death should
immediately notify the Dean of Students’ office at 309-556-3111 (or x3111 from campus
phone) or the Dean of Students directly if the office is closed.