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Safety in Numbers

Top 10 safety tips

1. Look up!

Don't get so engrossed in text messaging or iPod surfing that you let your guard down.

2. Lock it up.

Never leave your room or personal items unattended.

3. Don't walk alone.

Use the buddy-buddy system to make sure you're never alone after normal campus hours.

4. Know the people you live with.

Never let strangers into the residence halls or apartment complex without proper ID.

5. Memorize 1515.

Keep the Campus Police phone number in your cell and in your room.

6. Plan the safest route.

Know the locations of emergency call boxes.

7. Sign up for UMKC Alert!

Take responsibility for your safety.

8. Trust your gut.

If something seems suspicious, call Campus Police.

9. Be aware of your surroundings.

Don't take unnecessary risks with personal safety.

10. Play it safe.

Obey campus rules and state laws about alcohol and drug use.

Campus Resources

UMKC HelpLine

816-235-2222

www.umkc.edu/helpline

Campus Police

816-235-1515

www.umkc.edu/adminfinance/police

Counseling Center

816-235-1635

www.umkc.edu/chtc/counseling

Health and Wellness Center

816-235-6133

www.umkc.edu/chtc/health

International Student Affairs Office

816-235-1113

www.umkc.edu/isao

LGBTQIA Office

816-235-1639

www.umkc.edu/lgbt

Multicultural Student Affairs

816-235-1109

www.umkc.edu/msa

Violence Prevention & Response Project

816-235-1652

www.umkc.edu/endviolence