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Safety Tips


We're all in this together. Follow these tips to keep yourself and others safe on and off campus.

  • Shut and lock your doors when leaving rooms and never leave property unattended.

  • Mark your property so it can be identified if it is stolen and later recovered.

  • Attend a class to learn what you can do to lessen your vulnerability to crimes like sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.

  • Report any criminal behavior to the campus police.

  • Call 815-753-TIPS (8477) to provide information that may help the police solve crimes; your call will remain anonymous. Tips that result in an arrest or university judicial action are eligible for a cash reward of up to $250.

  • Learn the location of Community Safety Centers and Emergency Assistance Call Boxes.

  • When walking at night, walk in well-lit areas with companions or take advantage of the Huskie Safe Line Service or Huskie Safe Walk escorts.

  • Follow all rules of the road when driving a car, walking, riding a bicycle or using other forms of personal transportation, such as rollerblades, skateboards or scooters.

  • Make wise decisions regarding alcohol use and other risky behaviors.

  • Complete Bystander Intervention Training and watch a Pause Off! program to learn how to stay safe and help others.

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