Evaluate the safety and security of the places on campus and the quality and availability of resources to ensure safety. For example, find out about campus escort services often offered through campus security and student government programs.
Do not walk by yourself at night. Walk with a friend or use a campus escort service.
Report any violence that you see to orientation and awareness programs on campus. Help develop effective linkages between campus and community law enforcement personnel.
- Do not let anyone into your dorm who looks like they don’t belong there.
- Support a coordinated community response/ college initiative to prevent violence against women.
- Provide a voice for women on campus. Start a support group and/or victim advocacy group on campus.
- Take a self-defense course.