Theft Prevention

Notify Campus Security of any Suspicious Persons or Activities

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Residence:

  • Lock your doors/windows whenever you leave your room or residence.
  • Do not allow unescorted strangers inside your residence.
  • Be suspicious of unknown persons loitering in the area of your residence.
  • Never leave an exterior door propped open.
  • Keep a record of your valuables.

Office:

  • Lock your office door if the office is left unattended, even for short periods.
  • Do not bring large sums of cash with you to work.
  • Carry only the cards and identification required.
  • If you must leave your purse or wallet in your work area, lock it in a locker or desk.
  • Do not post vacation times or itineraries on your door.

Library:

  • Do not leave personal property unattended, even for a minute.
  • Keep personal property in view at all times.
  • Do not bring valuables with you to the library.

Athletic Facilities:

  • Secure all personal property in a locker.
  • Invest in a good quality lock.
  • Avoid carrying large sums of money or valuables with you to the athletic facility.
  • Keep your locker locked whenever it is unattended.

Vehicle:

  • Lock your vehicle every time you leave it.
  • Don't leave your windows rolled down, not even a crack.
  • Don't leave vital information in your vehicle.
  • Park in well-lit areas.
  • Mark valuables with a personal number. Also record serial numbers.
  • Don't leave valuables in view for a thief. Store them in the trunk or under the seat.
  • Affix your parking permit to your window.
  • Invest in a car alarm.