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Safety Tips

Included below are some helpful safety tips for students on campus and in the local community.

Residence Hall Security

  • Lock your door to your room when you are sleeping or out
  • Know who's at the door before you open it
  • Take care of your codes, don't give them out to anyone
  • Don't leave valuables in open view
  • Hang up immediately on any harassing phone calls and report them immediately

Safe Walking

  • Walk with friends after dark
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Walk with confidence
  • Trust your instincts
  • Avoid jogging or biking at night
  • Wear brighter reflective clothing

Safety Education and Awareness on Assault and Violence

  • Respect yourself. A good relationship is worth searching and waiting for. Don't "settle;" you are worthy.
  • Maintain healthy relationships based on honesty, respect, trust, and communication.
  • Be a respectful and caring Anselmian.
  • Charge your phone and don't walk alone. Make sure everyone gets home safely.
  • Avoid alcohol. Being intoxicated greatly increases the likelihood of poor decision making.
  • Avoid casual hook-ups. Most sexual assaults on college campuses are committed by known perpetrators or acquaintances.
  • Obtain Consent.
  • Support fellow Anselmians who have been assaulted.
  • Hold others accountable for inappropriate behavior.
  • Visit Anselmians AVERT for more information »

Emergency Telephone Locations

  • Three are located in the South Lot.
  • Three are located along the brick pathway leading from the Kavanaugh Lot and Benedict Court.
  • Baroody Lot.
  • Lambert Lane corner.
  • Bernard Way.
  • Bernard Court Lot adjacent to Dominic Hall.
  • Bernard Court rear of lot of Holy Cross Hall.
  • A phone is located in each of the athletic fields.

Additional Links and Online Resources

Contact Information

Safety and Security Office
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 641-7000


Call 911 from any non-campus phone
Call x555 from any campus phone

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