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Staying safe on a college campus is top priority. Preparing for college is an exciting time for young adults. It is often their first taste of independence, as many will choose to live on a college campus. The college student often looks at recreational activities, courses of study, sports, etc. when picking a college, but safety is often overlooked.Safety is an important element in picking the right college and making an informed decision. There are plenty of safety tactics and precautions for a student to take, but staying safe on a college campus should begin before enrollment. Crime ReportsCrime reports and statistics can provide future college students and parents a general idea of how prevalent crime is on a particular college campus. This data is actually quite easy to find, especially if the college participates in a federal student aid program. Any higher education institute that offers benefits from federal student aid programs must report crime statistics and post campus security rules.
Private and public colleges are also required to publish annual crime statistic reports under the “Federal Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act.” Crime reports can often be found on a college's website. If not, the U.S. Dept of Education keeps a list of all published crime reports.
Tips for Campus Safety
First Hand Examination, a college campus tour, is the perfect opportunity to examine a college campus for any potential safety issues. Take a notepad to make notes of any safety issues found or ask questions of the tour guide. Here are some college campus safety questions to ask about:
Staying safe on a college campus requires developing a plan of action, so get started with these helpful tips!
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