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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to host Spring Safety Fair

March 13th, 2019

Story Contact: Sara Diedrich, DiedrichS@missouri.edu

WHAT:
The University of Missouri will host its annual Spring Safety Fair where students can learn how to secure their residence and stay safe over spring break. Safety offices represented at the fair this year include STRIPES, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the MU Police Department, Student Health, Off-Campus Student Service and the MU Sustainability Office.

Here is a peek at some information that will be shared:

Tips from MUPD:

  • While gone, lock doors and windows, and stop mail.
  • While traveling, secure important documents and don’t carry them. Also, individuals should not carry large amounts of cash and monitor their alcohol intake.

Tips from the MU Sustainability Office:

  • Unplug electronics that are not in use such as coffee pots, hair dryers and toasters.
  • Turn the air conditioning up and the heat down.
  • Pack reusable items rather than disposable ones, such as food containers, travel mugs, water bottles and razors.
  • Purchase and use light timers to control when lights at your home turn on and off.

WHEN & WHERE:
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13
Student Center, First Floor, MU campus

NOTE:
This event is free and open to the public.

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