Sex Offenders Notification Act
The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 requires colleges and
universities to inform students and employees how to learn the identity of registered
sex offenders on campus. This law contains the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, which
took effect October 23, 2002. Sex offender information is maintained by the Illinois
State Police in an online database. To learn the identity of registered sex offenders
on or near campus, or anywhere in Illinois, click here. Once there, you can search
by city, county, or zip code. Useful information when requesting information: The
University is in St. Clair County. The zip code is 62254.
As of January, 2012 the Public Act 07-0155, House Bill 295 requires sex offenders or predators to register with public safety or security at any higher educational institution in Illinois where they either are employed or attending classes. An offender must register if he or she is employed at or attends the institution for a period of five or more days at a time or for a total of 30 days out of the year.