General Safety Tips

  • Call 540-868-SAFE (7233) for emergencies. (Store this number on your cell phone for quick access.)
  • Lock your car and remove valuables from plain view.
  • Have your keys ready when you approach your car.
  • Take a moment to look in your car before getting in.
  • Be aware of events that may affect your safety on campus.
  • Observe posted speed limits and be aware of pedestrian traffic.
  • Walk with a friend or a group, or call 540-868-7233 for an escort.
  • Take notice of your surroundings.
  • Take notice of the locations of building exits.
  • Protect your identity. Keep paperwork, identification cards, credit cards and passwords confidential.
  • Report suspicious activity or make suggestions concerning safety to Campus Police.
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