Saint Xavier University Weather and Emergency Notifications

Safety and Security

Weather and Emergency

Emergency Notification

Update to April 6, 2018 Incident

Saint Xavier University Public Safety is working closely with the Chicago Police Department and other area police departments to investigate the April 6, 2018 incident and find the suspect. We are grateful that the student involved is safe and unharmed and was able to report the incident to the police. As always, Public Safety continues to actively patrol around campus and the surrounding area as a safety precaution.

If you have any information that might assist the investigation, please contact Public Safety's Dispatch Office at 773-298-4400.

Updated at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018

A report was made to the Chicago Police about an incident involving an SXU student. The student has been located and is safe. No current threat on campus.

Please see the safety bulletin for details.


This is the official Saint Xavier University weather and emergency notification center. In the event of an emergency, this space will be used to provide timely information to the University community. It will be updated regularly as new information becomes available. This site informs the Saint Xavier University community about what to do in advance of, during and after a major emergency.

Please register your cell phone number by going to mySXU, then under "Resources" on the right-hand side, click "Campus-Wide Text Alert System." In doing so, you are set to receive important notifications to your cell phone in any/all emergency-related situations on campus.

Not sure when to notify Public Safety? Find out when to call 3911.


Emergency Guides

The Office of Public Safety has put together updated and official emergency guides for the Chicago and Orland Park campuses to assist students, faculty and staff in the event of an emergency. The emergency guides are simple and straightforward, yet the information contained within is important, even potentially life-saving. Please view the PDF versions below: