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Staying Safe on Campus

General Safety Tips for Staying Safe on Campus

Residence Hall Safety Tips

  • Keep your door locked at all times.
  • Do not lend your access card to anyone.
  • Report lost keys immediately.
  • Do not prop open external doors
  • Do not keep valuables in the residence hall.
  • Maintain a list/documentation of serial numbers and models numbers of value equipment that you keep on campus (e.g. electronic equipment.)
  • Do not bring weapons on campus.

Vehicle Safety Tips

  • Lock your doors at all times.
  • Keep your windows rolled up at all times.
  • Do not leave valuables in your vehicle.  If you must leave them in your vehicle, ensure that they are out of sight (e.g. under the seat; placed in the trunk.)

Safety Planning

  • Familiar yourself with the University Emergency Response Plan and procedures.
  • Know where you want to go on campus if you feel unsafe or threatened.
  • Ensure someone knows where they can find you.