Safety Tips for Off-Campus Living

  • Report any suspicious activity to the local police.
  • Never open your door to a stranger, ask to see their ID.
  • Avoid leaving spare keys in accessible locations.
  • Illuminate the exterior of your residence, especially near entryways.
  • Consider having exterior and interior lights on a timer.
  • Make sure you have functioning locks on windows and doors.
  • Consider installing a home security system.
  • Always keep your doors locked.
  • If you are going on vacation, ask a neighbor to collect your mail/newspapers.