Personal Safety Tips While on Campus

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Some helpful Guidelines for Campus Safety Include:

  • Be constantly aware of surroundings. Stay in well-lit areas.
  • Know Security’s number from a college phone:
    • Security Emergency Line: (416) 415-4000 
    • Non-emergency line: 416-415-5000 ext. 8000 
  • Store Security’s emergency number (right) in your phone for easy access in the event of an emergency.
  • Keep your cell phone in your hand while walking to or from Campus in the evening.
  • Keep your keys in your hand on your way to your vehicle. For an escort, call Safe Walk.

CONTACT FOR SAFE WALK: 416-415-5000 extension 2020, or if calling from a college phone, dial 2020.

  • Do not carry too many bags or items. Do not leave your belongings unattended.
  • Emergency call boxes- Know the locations; these connect directly to campus security.
  • Avoid entering an elevator if you feel uncomfortable about the person(s) present.
  • Consider the campus dome mirrors (allowing you to see around corners in hallways).
  • Secure your locker and do not leave valuables in your locker.
  • First Aid: For first aid during or after business hours, please call the security line.
  • For more information: Please see the Public Safety and Security Emergency Procedures and Contacts Pamphlet.
  • Refer to the Emergency Preparedness displays throughout the College.
  • The College’s Public Safety brochure stands feature educational documents offering information on topic-specific safety, security, and legal rights issues. These documents are available free for use and are located near the security desk at each campus.
  • Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada:
  • Community Information Centre referrals service: 416-397-INFO (4636)

Note: These are general guidelines to improve your safety while on campus.  

“System-wide Security in Concert with System-wide Safety.”