buildings on campus are secured with lockable entrances and, in
many cases, intrusion-detection systems. These buildings may
be accessed during regular working hours and after hours by
authorized personnel only. Public Safety personnel may admit
students after normal business hours if their names are on the
current authorization list provided by the appropriate faculty or
administrative member. Buildings that are open during the
evening for classes and computer use are secured by the Office of
Public Safety when the classes are concluded. Some buildings
on campus, such as the Science Center, are open continuously.
These buildings are patrolled regularly by Public Safety
Public Safety encourages faculty, staff, and students working in
their offices to engage in the following security practices:
any suspicious persons or occurrences to Public Safety
immediately at 685-3333 or on-campus extension 3333. If
you telephone has speed dial, program it for Public Safety.
a Wesleyan emergency telephone sticker on your
telephone. They are available through Public Safety
a prominent location, display the Wesleyan Public Safety Crime
Prevention posters that are sent to Department Chairs and
your valuables in a file cabinet or desk should you leave your
office, even for a brief period of time.
you work alone on weekends or after regular hours, lock
yourself in your office or building. Notify Public Safety
that you are working alone late and request that they stop by
you leave your office for the day, make sure windows are
closed and locked, doors are locked, and, if applicable, that
the intrusion alarm is activated. In some instances
where interior office space is easily visible by Public Safety
patrol it is wise to leave a few lights on after dark.
not hesitate to call Public Safety if you feel that something
is amiss. We would rather respond and find that nothing
is wrong rather than have a person feel apprehensive.
you have computers or other valuable items, contact Public Safety
for advice on the best security measures to safeguard