Safety Tips and Emergency Information
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Off-Campus Living – TOP 10 Safety Tips

1.  ALWAYS contact Fordham’s Safety and Security regarding any incident at (718) 817-2222 for Rose Hill and (212) 636-6076 for Lincoln Center.

2.  Remember to always lock your house/apartment doors, windows, cars, etc.

3.  Be aware of your surroundings at all times.

4.  Always identify visitors through the use of a door viewer (peephole) and never open the door for strangers.

5.  Do not leave valuables in your vehicle.

Insist on ample lighting surrounding your home.

7.  If possible, use the buddy system: don’t walk alone—especially at night.

8.  Install smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers in your home. Smoke detectors should be tested once a month, and their batteries replaced annually.

9.  Consider installing keyless padlocks and/or dead bolts on your doors.

10.  Report any unusual behavior, activity or phone call to Fordham Security (718) 817-2222 or (212) 636-6076.

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