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Personal Security Guidelines

Document Number: STUD--113 Revision #: 1.0
Document Owner: Date Last Updated: 11/05/2015
Primary Author: Assistant VP and Dean of Students Status: Approved
Date Originally Created: 11/14/2011

General Description

Personal security guidelines for students


Delineation of policy



Responsibility: Assistant VP and Dean of Students
Safety and Security
Vice President for IT, Campus Services, and Security

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Relevant Knowledge: In order to comply with this policy you should know:
State statutes
Standards of good practice
Standard company policies
Local statutes
Federal statutes
Current University policy

Terms and Definitions: Additional training

Corrective Action

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Policy Provisions

Personal Security Guidelines


Each individual is responsible for their personal security. The following non-exhaustive list of guidelines is recommended as security procedures to use to enhance personal security.


1. Report all suspicious persons and incidents to the Office of Security or a university official.

2. Do not walk unattended alone in unlit areas at night. Contact security personnel for escorts to parking lots or residence halls.

3. Keep all doors and windows locked.

4. Store all possessions in out-of-sight places. Do not advertise possession of valuable objects or their location.

5. Do not let strangers enter residence hall premises. Report all incidents to the Head Resident.

6. Do not prop open any door nor leave any door unlocked for any amount of time.

7. Do not carry any significant amount of cash on your person.

8. Write your name in all books and on all possessions in a place known only to you.

9. Be aware of your surroundings and distance yourself from suspicious events or persons.

10. Record serial numbers, model numbers, descriptions, and other important information in order to provide police with complete information.


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Performance Evaluation
Performance Metrics: Compliance with standard policy and procedure

Consequences: Further training
Loss of privileges

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Subject Experts
The following may be consulted for additional information.
Assistant VP and Dean of Students

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