If you're the victim of a crime, please report it to the police immediately.
Contact University Police by dialing 334-COPS (2677) or 911 if you observe a suspicious person or situation.
If you know you're going to be studying or working late on campus, plan ahead as to how you will get home safely.
Never walk alone at night. Travel in groups of two or more and always travel in well-lit, heavily traveled areas.
Have a friend walk with you or meet you at a location the two of you can walk from safely. If you are alone, walk in groups of people.
ALWAYS – ALWAYS lock your doors and windows.
Use Campus Escort by calling 742-6808, or University Police Student Cadets: 775-745-5921 (mid campus) or 775-745-7505 (south campus) These services offer free, safe rides.
Tell someone where you're going and when you will return. Carry a whistle or noise maker. This can serve as a reminder to exercise caution, and can alert someone in the area that you need help. Whistles are available free of charge at University Police Headquarters – ground floor of the Fitzgerald Student Services Building.
Be alert! Look around you; be aware of who is on the street and in the area. Make it difficult for anyone to take you by surprise.
If listening to music, keep the volume low so you can hear what is going on around you.
If you exercise at night or in the dark, do so with a friend and wear bright reflective clothing.