Lewiston-Auburn College

Safety Tips

Campus Safety Tips

These are some safety tips that you should follow while on campus:

  • Never leave your purse, wallet, bags or valuables unattended
  • Do not leave your belongings unattended, even for a few minutes
  • Employees should secure valuables in a LOCKED drawer or other secured area
  • Employees should always secure office doors, even if leaving for only a minute or two
  • Report any suspicious person or activity to Student Services 753-6536 or maintenance at 753-6512
  • Travel in groups of two or more at night and always walk in well-lit, heavily traveled areas.
  • Stay on the part of the sidewalk that is farthest away from shrubs, dark doorways, and alleys.
  • Share your class schedule with friends and family, effectively creating a buddy system.
  • Ask for an escort to your car. Maintenance staff are willing to escort you to your vehicle
  • Wherever you are, stay alert to your surroundings and the actions of people around you.
  • Follow your instincts. If something doesn't feel right, change directions, return to the building, or call 911
  • Avoid displaying large amounts of cash or other tempting targets such as jewelry or expensive clothing.
  • Always lock your bike
  • Always lock your car and keep valuables out of site. Check the back seat before getting in.
  • Park in well-lit, well-traveled areas of the parking lot.