Stay safe by
following these tips.
- Dial 911 in the event
of an emergency.
- Do not walk or jog alone
especially after dark. Take a friend or neighbor along for
- To be accompanied by a Safe Walk
volunteer when you walk on campus and/or in the neighborhood
after dark, call Campus Security at 608-796-3912, 608-796-3911, or
- To be prepared for adverse situations,
add these phone numbers to the contact list on your cell phone: 911 for
emergencies, and Campus Security 608-796-3911 and
- At night, walk in well-lit areas
whenever possible. Choose busy streets and avoid going through vacant
lots, alleys, or other deserted areas.
- Carry purses
and bags close to your body and keep a firm grip on them. Avoid
pickpockets by carrying your wallet in an inside coat pocket or front
- Stay alert and tuned in to your
surroundings, wherever you are.
- Trust your
instincts. If you feel uncomfortable in a place or situation, leave
right away and get help if necessary.
- Be aware and
be prepared. Don't be taken by surprise. Stand tall and walk
- Get to know the neighborhoods and
neighbors where you live, go to school and work.