- Be aware of your surroundings and those people around you.
- Walk in well-lighted areas.
- Avoid walking jogging alone.
- Call security for escorts across campus late at night.
- Avoid working or studying alone at night in computer labs or isolated areas of campus buildings.
- Call security and let them know if you are going to be working late at night after regular hours or on weekends.
- Do not use your name when recording an outgoing message for your answering machine.
- Do not prop open locked doors.
- Know the location of campus emergency phones
- Secure valuables left in your residence hall room or vehicle.
- Lock the door and windows to your room when you leave, when you are sleeping, or are in the bathroom.
- Engrave all valuables with a unique number such as your social security number or drivers license number.
- Lock up your bicycle.
- Use a lock on your gym locker.
- DO NOT LOAN or give your keys to anyone!
- Do not leave your keys unattended, anywhere!
- Do not leave books, bags, purses, wallets or any other possessions unattended even for a moment. Take them with you.
- Never provide addresses, social security numbers, or last names in online content chat rooms or forums.
- Always make sure you log off your e-mail account when done and close open windows to reveal open sessions you may have forgotten.
- Never give your passwords to e-mail accounts, network accounts or other password protected services to anyone. The Office of Instructional Technology prohibits giving access to e-mail accounts to anyone except the person it is assigned to.
- Back up important data to a floppy disk or removable storage media, and save often while you work.
- Lock your car and take your keys when you park.
- Roll your windows all the way up if you have anything of value in your car.
- Remove valuable property from plain view. Place it in the trunk or out of sight.
- Park in well-lit areas.
- Invest in a car alarm, kill switch, and/or steering wheel locking device.