Prevention & Safety Tips
See Something Say Something
If you hear or see something that causes you concern about the well-being or safety of a Louisburg College student, or any other person affecting the Louisburg College community and are unsure about how to intervene or address the situation, you should report it to the Campus Safety if danger is imminent or is occurring.
The anonymous reporting form is a mechanism by which any member of the campus community can anonymously report criminal behavior and serious policy violations happening on or around campus.
Campus Safety Tips
We are on one of the most beautiful campuses in America. Louisburg College is a very safe campus with property theft as one of our most reported crimes. Here are some steps to help you stay safe on campus or anywhere you are.
- Use a u-lock style bike lock and take your lock through the front tire and around your frame.
- Be aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity to Campus Safety.
- Register your bike through the Office of Campus Safety.
- Never leave your valuables out in the open. Place your belongings in a secure area to avoid crimes of opportunity.
- Register your electronic devices through the College.
- Always use the buddy system.
- Be an effective bystander. Do not ignore situations that seem problematic or indicators that someone is trying to take advantage of a person who is vulnerable.
- When walking, get your head out of your phone and be aware of your surroundings.
- Walk with a partner in well lit areas at night.
- Close and lock your doors and windows (especially ground level windows in your residence hall room while asleep) to help prevent burglaries and assaults.
- Avoid social events where illegal alcohol and controlled substances are present.
- All residence hall students should be conscientious about any strangers trying to enter buildings without an escort or "tailgating," entering residence halls with a group of students.
- Doors leading to living areas in residence halls remain locked 24 hours a day and visitors must be escorted by a hall resident. Do not prop open doors or leave rooms unlocked.