A high percentage of crimes on campus are crimes of opportunity. Often, members of the campus contribute to crimes of opportunity by needlessly placing themselves or their property at risk. Crime has no boundaries; crime will occur. However, prevention efforts can be effective in reducing opportunities for criminal activity. Everyone plays a key role in crime prevention efforts at the University. Be aware of your surroundings and protective of your possessions and University property. Don’t give a criminal the opportunity to make you a victim.
Always lock your office, even when you are away for a few minutes.
If you have valuables stored in your office, do not leave them overnight.
Never leave purses or other valuable items unattended
-- take them with you or lock them in a secure cabinet.
Change you electronic passwords regularly to prevent hacking.
Keep your desk and files locked when you are away.
Never store money or valuables in your desk drawers or file cabinets.
Contact the Public Safety and Security Office for all suspicious persons or activity in your building.
When entering or exiting buildings, be aware of your surroundings and anything out of the ordinary.
Report all losses to the Public Safety and Security Office immediately.