Campus Lighting Committee

The Campus Lighting Committee is an important component in our efforts to provide a safe and secure campus environment and underscores the campus commitment to the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and the public we serve.

The charges of the committee include:

  • Conduct semi-annual tours of the campus to determine areas where supplemental lighting would enhance safety and security.
  • Develop recommendations for the placement of lighting and emergency telephones to enhance safety and security on campus.
  • Prioritize identified needs to assist in the allocation of available funds for the placement of lighting and emergency telephones.
  • Identify maintenance deficiencies affecting the operation of security lighting and emergency telephone systems.
  • Study the need for any long-term upgrades/changes to security lighting and emergency telephone systems as necessary.
  • Provide recommendations for the removal and/or alteration of landscaping materials and practices that adversely affect security lighting and campus safety.

2 undergraduate student members
1 graduate student
1 representative from Illinois Student Senate
1 representative from Panhellenic Council
1 CU MTD representative
17 faculty/staff members

Term Limit
Faculty and Staff committee members will serve for a maximum of three consecutive years. Student committee members will be appointed for one academic year, and will have to go through the committee selection process thereafter to serve on the committee again.