Safety Tips for Off-Campus Living
  • Consider installing a security alarm system.
  • Ensure you have proper locks on both windows and doors.
  • Review your exterior doors and consider installing a dead-bolt lock.
  • Always keep your doors locked, whether you are at home or not.
  • Illuminate the exterior of your home, especially by entrances.
  • Consider having exterior and interior lights on a timer.
  • If going on a vacation ask a neighbor to collect your mail or consider the post office holding it.
  • Never leave a spare key in accessible locations.
  • Never open the door to a stranger, ask to see their identification.
  • Report any suspicious activity to the police.