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Campus Safety Tips

Crime Prevention

Your efforts will greatly add to or detract from our ability to keep criminal activity at the lowest possible level on campus. Here are some do's and don'ts that should be followed:



  • Do report all criminal activity and/or suspicious circumstances to the Campus Security.
  • Do protect your personal property by keeping it with you or secured at all times.
  • Do mark your personal property, such as: cell phones, digital recording devices, calculators, MP3 players, or personal computers with some form of identification such as your name, student ID number, etc.



  • Don't walk alone at night if at all possible.
  • Don't leave books, jewerly, purses, wallets, backpacks, or other valuables unattended.
  • Don't leave personal property unattended in desks or file cabinets unless they are locked.
  • Don't give out your personal information such as your e-mail or phone numbers to people you do not know.
  • Don't leave valuables in plain sight in your vehicle, and always lock your vehicle.



To Report a Crime



  • Call 911 immediately
  • Call Campus Security: (740) 412-5337


Non Emergencies:

  • For non-emergencies medical and law enforcement, call Campus Security Department at (740) 412-5337. (Extension 637 on campus). Stay on the line with the operator.
  • Report in person at the Security office located on the 2nd floor of the Dean and Diane Hickman Student Center (After 5:00 pm or on the weekends please report via telephone).
  • Notify a University employee to call Campus Security at extension 637.