Campus Safety – x4299, or 895-4299 from an off campus phone
Police/Fire/Ambulance Emergency – 9-911
Mount Vernon Police /Non Emergency – 895-6141
Residence Hall Safety
Always lock your rooms doors.
Never prop outside doors.
If you hear the fire alarm, leave the building.
Know where the exits are and emergency procedures. Ask the RA!
Always lock your door and roll up your windows.
Do not leave valuables in your car.
If you must leave valuables in the car, put them out of sight. The best place is the trunk of your car.
Periodically check on your vehicle.
Have your keys out and ready before you get to your car.
Always lock your bike.
Use bike racks NOT lamp posts or stair railings.
Ride on the right side of the street, go with traffic, not against.
Iowa law requires a white light in front and a red light or reflector in the back for riding at night.
Obey all traffic signals, signs and roadways devices.
Use hand signals to indicated turns, lane changes and stopping.
Wear a helmet.
Walk in groups.
Use Campus Safety escort.
Carry your keys in your hand, so you do not have to searcf for them in the dark.
Always carry your ID.
Walk in well lit areas.
Know where the Yellow Safety Phones are.