Making Safety a Priority
You’re ready to leap off campus—we’re ready to help. Once you make the switch to off-campus living, you’ll no longer have access to dorm-floor RAs, key-card secured buildings, or the constant patrol of campus police. So how do you stay safe?
The team at home security site, YourLocalSecurity.com (YLS), compiled this go-to resource guide on how to live off campus safely, so you’ll be prepared as you spread your wings.
Personal Safety Tips
On The Go Safety Tips
- ADT Go
ADT Go features an easy-access SOS button you can press to contact trained ADT professionals 24/7. First, they’ll call you to see if you’re ok. If not, they’ll contact police on your behalf.
A user-friendly way to keep in touch with your close friends or family, Circleof6 lets you quickly text your location to six loved ones if you find yourself in a less-than-safe situation.
Send your location to emergency personnel in one tap with Noonlight. This app features certified dispatchers on call 24/7 and a “send help!” widget option for your lock screen.
The bSafe app offers a voice-activated alarm so you won’t have to fiddle with your phone to call for help. You can also send an SOS to loved ones with a button or by speaking a key phrase.
One surefire way to protect yourself and property at home is to install an ADT monitored home security system from SafeStreets. These systems offer burglar alarms and 24/7 professional monitoring, so that even if you’re away, the ADT team will come to your aid.