Department of Public Safety
- Do not engage in conversation with people who make you feel
- Being alone and under the influence of alcohol and drugs makes you
more of a target to assailants.
- Never drive (or ride with anyone) under the influence of alcohol and
- Lock vehicle and store valuables and books in the trunk or out of
- Never leave personal items such as books, purses, computers or
electronic equipment unattended anywhere on campus. when possible,
leave these items at home or locked in the trunk of your vehicle if they
are not needed during work or class.
- Walk with others to and from class when possible; there is safety in
- Use well-lighted areas and walkways.
- When walking to or from your vehicle, scan the area for suspicious
subjects. If something makes you uncomfortable, walk to an area
where other people are. Call Department of Public Safety for and escort
at ext. 2272.
- If you are confronted be an armed assailant, the decision to comply
or resist is a personal one. Any property you may have is not
worth your life.
- Keep your keys ready when approaching your vehicle to reduce the
time it takes to enter.
- When driving at night, keep your doors locked and windows up.
Check the interior of the vehicle visually before attempting to enter
- When stopped at a traffic signal, maintain space between you and the
vehicle in front of you so you can pull away if necessary.
- Trust your intuition. Call Department of Public Safety at ext.
2272 to report any suspicious activity on campus.