Avoid working or studying alone in a building at night.
If you must work alone in a building at night, make sure someone you trust knows where you are and what time you will be home. Have your cell phone with you.
Know the locations of the blue lights on campus. A map of the blue light locations is available on the UWFPD Web site.
Never prop doors open, especially fire doors, even for a short period.
While in the classroom, the library, the dining hall, the restrooms or any of the campus facilities, do not leave your belongings unattended. Theft of textbooks is common due to the resale value of the books. If you need to leave, take your belongings with you.
Always keep your purse locked in a desk drawer or cabinet. Never leave it in plain view.
Report anyone who behaves suspiciously to the University Police. Try to provide the police with a description of his or her appearance and the direction of travel or most current location.
Never walk alone after dark. Always walk with a friend if possible. Remember, if a friend is not available you can call the University Police for an escort on campus.
Remove as many opportunities for crime to occur as possible by being informed, alert and conscientious.
Refrain from allowing strangers and unidentified personnel into your room or apartment.
Lock the doors to your room or vehicle at all times.
Report any instances of obscene or harassing phone calls immediately.
Report crime immediately.
Participate in “Stay Safe, Stay Together” and other security-related programs in order to maintain a crucial sense of safety awareness.
Provide input to the university about how the campus can be made safer. Send suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do your part and always remember there is safety in numbers.