· Be aware of your surroundings
· Be aware of news regarding crimes on campus.
· Avoid isolated or dark areas.
· Travel with confidence and purpose.
· Do not wear earphones while walking or jogging.
· Before exiting a building or car, look around the area for anything suspicious.
· If confronted by a situation, try to remain calm.
· If it is safe to do so, try to get a detailed description of suspects or suspicious persons and/or their vehicle(s).
· Know the locations of emergency telephones.
· Do not use ATMS (automated bank teller machines) alone, at night, or when someone suspicious is nearby.
· Avoid strangers; you do not have to stop and talk to them.
· If you are being followed, go to the nearest area of safety.
· Stay alert, and plan ahead for “What if…?”
· Know your neighbors or co-workers; you are the best one to determine who does not belong.
· Do not prop open exterior doors.
· When entering a building with access control in place, do not allow strangers to enter behind you.
· Always lock your door when you leave, sleep or work late.
· If you see someone you consider suspicious or out of place, call USTB Department of Public Safety immediately.