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Preventing Fraud & ID Theft

Identity Theft

Please take a moment to learn about protecting your sensitive information, monitoring your credit and utilizing the correct services should you do become a victim of identity theft.

For information regarding the prevention and reporting of identity crimes and educational resources please visit the Federal Trade Commission's website.

Deter, Detect, Defend!

  • Don't give out personal information on the phone, through the mail or over the Internet unless you've initiated the contact or are sure you know with whom dealing.
  • Before sharing personal information, confirm that you are dealing with a legitimate organization.
  • If you believe you’ve been a victim of Identify Theft, contact the Department of Public Safety at (609) 258-1000 or your local police agency.

Princeton University Identity Theft Prevention Policy

This policy affects faculty, students, and parents of students, and staff that have a loan with the University and are billed monthly.