Always lock your door when you leave your room or go to sleep.
Report any unusual telephone calls to Public Safety.
If you do receive a telephone call from someone you do not know, never give out any pertinent information (such as your room number, last name, etc.).
Be aware of the location of emergency phones on campus.
The Kutztown University residence hall system employs front entrance desk coverage. These upperclass students monitor traffic and acts as an information desk. Desk operations are 1 p.m. - 2 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; and 1 p.m. on Friday through 2 a.m. Monday.
Golden Bear Village West utilizes Schuykill Hall's front desk for assistance.
These students are not a security force. However, they have been trained to utilize both Public Safety and university "on-duty staff' when situations arise that warrant needed assistance.
There are one to two on-duty building directors each night from 4:30 p.m. until 8 a.m., and two on-duty building directors each weekend from 4:30 p.m. on Friday until 8 a.m. Monday. The on-duty building directors carry cell phones. Each residence hall has an on duty Community Assistant from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. each night.: "On-duty" staff is trained to deal with crises intervention and confrontations. They call Public Safety for ANY possible violation of law or for assistance when warranted.
The on-duty Community Assistant makes rounds approximately every 60 to 90 minutes until 2 a.m. The desk staff makes rounds during duty changes from 2 a.m. until 7 a.m. There are night duty reports that must be filled out by the on-duty staff in each hall and by each building director.