Personal Safety

At home, in an apartment building, or in a residence hall:

  1. Keep your room door locked when you are napping or sleeping.
  2. Never let unauthorized persons come into your room, enter residence halls, or enter apartment security doors. Always ask to see proper identification.
  3. Never prop open inside or outside doors.
  4. Do not hide keys outside of your room or apartment. Do not put your name or address on your key rings.
  5. Avoid working or studying alone in a campus building.
  6. Never dress in front of a window. Close blinds or curtains after dark.
  7. If you are awakened by an intruder inside your room, do not attempt to apprehend the intruder. Try to get an accurate description of the intruder and then call the police.
  8. Any suspicious activity should be reported to the OSU Police immediately.