Safety Tips

Do not become a statistic!  Please take time to read over these simple tips for staying safe both on campus and in your everyday life.

  • Do not leave books, purses, book bags, calculators or any valuables unattended.
  • Mark your books with your name in dark, indelible ink.
  • Don’t carry large amounts of cash or expensive jewelry in your purse or other bags.
  • Travel in numbers.
  • Call Campus Police and Security for escorts.
  • Don’t isolate yourself on campus.  If you are studying late on campus, call Public Safety and let us know where you are. We can check on your safety.
  • Report suspicious persons or activities to Campus Police and Security.
  • Keep doors locked and windows closed while driving and parked.
  • Before getting into your car, check the floor and back seat.
  • Always have your keys out and ready to unlock the car before you leave the building.
  • If you have car trouble, raise the hood and stay in the car. When someone stops, ask that the police be notified.
  • Never get into a stranger’s car.