Emergency Planning & Violence Prevention

Assessment & Care Team Referral

If you are concerned about the health, well being, or safety of any individual on campus, you are encouraged to share your conerns or observations by contacting Health & Counseling Services, Student Services, Campus Police or by completing the ACT (Assessment & Care Team) referral form below.

You may decide to report a concern if a person is:

  • Harmful to themselves or others
  • Making suicidal threats or gestures
  • Exhibiting alcohol or drug problems
  • Exhibiting a pattern of bizarre behaviors or actions
  • Experiencing hospitalization for psychiatric, drug or alcohol problems.
  • Disruptive to the living or learning community
  • Withdrawing socially
  • Showing a decline in the quality of work

This is not a complete list, but should give some idea of types of issues of concern. This list is meant to be a guideline and is not inclusive. Please refer to the Identifying & Responding to Distressed or
Disruptive Students
brochure or Z-Card for more specific guidelines.

Helpful Resources

Emergency Phones

For all campus emergencies, call Campus Police at extension 5911.

Cell phone users or outside lines call: (815) 836-5911

Emergency Phone Map

Video Presentation on Campus Violence

Learn about the Assessment and Care Team (ACT)

Counseling Services

Campus Police

Human Resources

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Z-Card

ACT Brochure

Student Handbook

Stressed Students

Stressed Students: How You Can Help

Our college community is becoming increasingly aware of the amount of stress students are experiencing and its negative impact on their health and academic performance.

To address this concern, we have adopted an online training simulation that will assist you to better identify and refer these students to support services on campus. Lewis University highly recommends that you take this 45 minute course, which is already in use at hundreds of colleges and universities.

To take the course, follow the instructions below:

If you experience any technical difficulties, please email support@kognito.com