Safety Tips


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Personal Safety Tips:

  • Do not compromise safety for the sake of convenience.
  • Utilize the shuttle services whenever possible.
  • Do not hesitate to contact security if you have security or safety concerns.
  • Take advantage of Public Safety sponsored training programs.
  • Program all local law enforcement emergency numbers on a one-touch button on your cell phone. (Not just 911 – Public Safety, Boston Police, BUPD)
  • Be alert and aware of your surroundings.
  • Trust your instincts. If you are concerned about something you see or hear notify security and leave the area.
  • Use the buddy system. Whenever possible, walk with a friend.
  • Have your car or house keys in your hand before you reach the car or house door.
  • Avoid short cuts. Stay in well-lit, well-traveled areas.
  • Secure your belongings.┬áDon’t leave areas unlocked or valuables unattended.