Student safety

Having a hand in your student’s safety…

Making good choices can help keep your child safe. You can help keep your student safe by encouraging them to make good decisions. Have a conversation with your student and remind them of these things…

More hints and tips for your student:

  1. Be aware! Recognize your vulnerability.
  2. Report all suspicious persons, vehicles and activities to Security immediately.
  3. Use the “buddy system” and watch out for your neighbor.
  4. Remember the location of emergency phones.
  5. Avoid traveling alone at night.
  6. Confine walking to well-lit, regularly traveled walks and pathways. Avoid shortcuts and keep away from shrubbery, bushes, alleyways or any other unusual areas.
  7. Require callers to identify themselves before opening your door. Campus and non-campus residents should require official identification from all repair or service personnel.
  8. Do not let strangers in to use your telephone. Direct them to a public telephone.
  9. Students living in campus housing should not block open doors to residences or other buildings or use fire exit doors is in violation of fire code.

Do not allow strangers to follow you into your residence hall!