Don't be a victim by giving crime an opportunity to occur.
Hunter College is a very safe college community. Fortunately, incidents of violent crime are virtually non-existent. However, things do occur and no matter how infrequent or how minor a crime may be, when you are the victim, it is serious, frustrating, and at best inconvenient.
The members of the Office of Public Safety work very hard every day to try to protect you and your property. While on patrol, officers frequently remind students and staff to watch their valuables. The key is "AWARENESS." By not placing yourself, or your property, in a vulnerable situation, you can avoid becoming a victim of a crime of opportunity.
Don't leave your backpacks, cellphones, laptops and other portable electronic equipment unattended! The safety tips on these pages are designed to give you the information you need to protect yourself and your property.