We want to work hand in hand with you in making sure that our campus is safe from untoward incidents. Read our personal safety tips and precautions below and let’s all take part in making sure our campus is a safe place for everyone.

Personal Safety Tips

Be aware of your surroundings. Check out these helpful tips below. Stay alert and be vigilant.

  • Immediately report suspicious activity, criminal incidents, or other emergencies.
  • Walk with others.
  • Always lock the door to your residence and any ground level windows
  • Never volunteer information over the phone to a stranger.
  • Report lost or stolen ID cards to the Public Safety Department at 706-272-4461
  • Never give out your personal identification number (PIN).
  • Use a good locking device to secure your bicycle.
  • When using campus lockers always use a lock to secure your items!
  • Don’t hitchhike.
  • Know how to use the “Call Trace” systems for harassing or obscene phone calls.
    Place your name or an identifiable mark in your textbooks.
    Refrain from propping or disabling locking mechanisms on doors or entrances.
    Remove as many opportunities for crime to occur as possible.
Additional Tips for Off-Campus and Dormitories

We want you safe on-campus and off-campus. If you’re experiencing safety concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact Public Safety.

  • Be sure all outdoor lighting fixtures on your apartment are working.
  • Place items of value out of sight and in locked areas.
  • Determine who is on the other side of the door before opening it.
  • Report lost or stolen ID cards to the Public Safety Department at 706-272-4461
  • Be sure you have blinds or curtains on your windows to discourage window peepers.
  • Keep your doors locked at all times, even if you are leaving for a short time.
Vehicle Safety

Protect your car by using common sense and taking precautions. 
Follow these simple guidelines to reduce the chance of your car being burglarized:

  • Park in well lit areas, near other cars.
  • Keep valuables out of sight, preferably locked in trunk.
  • When parking your car, turn the front wheels to the left or to the right and put the emergency brake on.

Need help? Contact us.

Phone: 706-272-4461
Location: Health Professions Building, Room 300