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Health, Safety, and Security

Northwestern Qatar is committed to maintaining a healthy, safe and secure work and study environment by offering programs, procedures, training and resources for faculty, staff and students.


Members of our community are encouraged to report all accidents and also identify and report threatening or concerning behavior within our campus. Qatar MoPH requires all COVID-19 cases to be reported by calling their 16000 hotline. For COVID-19 cases, please also complete a NU-Q online report by clicking the link below.

All concerns requiring immediate attention (criminal, violent, threatening, or imminent suicidal behavior) should be directed to Qatar Foundation Security by calling 4454 5247.

Security concerns should be reported to NU-Q security guards or, if you prefer, the nearest Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Annual Crime and Safety Report

As provided by the [United States] Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, now known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, you are entitled to request and receive a copy of Northwestern University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This Report includes statistics for the previous 3 years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Northwestern University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus.

The Report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety and security, such as policies on crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, emergency preparedness and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this Report by contacting the Northwestern University Police Department Deputy Chief at +001 (847) 491-3256. The Report can also be accessed and printed from the University Police website at

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