Lock Up over Thanksgiving Break

Dear Students:

As you prepare for Thanksgiving break this week and winter break next month, I wanted to reach out with some important reminders for those who may be travelling.

Every semester, we receive reports of burglaries and break-ins to off-campus student residences that often occur when the residence is unsecured.

Whenever you leave your apartment, please remember to lock all of your doors and windows. If you have a window or sliding door that cannot be secured to your satisfaction, contact your landlord.

Since thefts and burglaries are “crimes of opportunity,” common sense can help stop criminals. Some other useful safety tips include:

More crime prevention information can be found at <http://www.safeu.wisc.edu/>

I wish you all a safe and restful break.

Sincerely,

Lori M. Berquam

Vice Provost for Student Life and Dean of Students

Division of Student Life