-Use the safety escort service instead of walking alone on campus. Contact them at 570-422-3064. SafeRides is not intended to be a service of convenience, but rather a safe means of transportation when other travel options do not offer a secure environment.
-Report any unusual or suspicious activity you witness. If you witness a crime, be prepared to provide a full description.
-Do not allow people to follow you into secure locations.
-Request that a “tailgater” use his or her key or swipe card to gain entry.
-Lock the door to your room, even if you are in the room.
-Trust your instincts. If you feel uncomfortable in a place or situation, leave right away and go immediately to an area with lights and people; get help if necessary.
-If you perceive you are in danger, yell or blow a loud whistle and look for an escape route.
-Plan the safest route: use well-lighted, welltravelled routes. The shortest route isn’t always the safest.
-Avoid walking or running alone at night.
-Always wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle.
-Wear a seat belt in all vehicles.