Home security isn't just for people with houses and apartments. You need to stay safe no matter where you are, and a college campus can be a dangerous place when you've got so many people living together in a densely populated area. A recent news article from the Massachusetts Daily Collegian offers some tips for students living on--or just taking classes on--campus.
Some of the tips offered are to take a self-defense class if possible. And when walking alone "one should walk in a brisk manner on well-lighted streets away from bushes or alleys, have keys and cell phone accessible, while keeping hands free and maintaining an assertive posture." That's a big one. Keep your chin up and look ahead. The less you look like a victim, the more likely someone is going to pick an easier target.
To read the whole article, here's the link: Tips for Staying Safe on College Campuses.