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.