An on-call campus van began operation this week to give rides to students from point to point on campus, supplementing the on-call service security patrols have been providing. Students should call security at ext. 3656 (315-781-3656) from any location on campus if they feel unsafe or are unable to find a group of students with whom to walk.
This on-call service will operate from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. with the last calls taken at 1:50 a.m. This service will provide rides from any points on campus as well as to some nearby off-campus housing.
In addition, the regular shuttle service is running but routes are being reworked and new stops and times will be announced shortly. K-Ventures will continue to operate the downtown shuttle on Fridays and Saturdays with the last pick up at 1:50 a.m.
Meanwhile, Two additional security officers were added to the 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. shift and will be walking on campus. The added measures have been implemented as part of several steps to further protect the safety of our students, faculty and staff.
Despite these efforts the community should be reminded that there is no guarantee of safety. The community to take good safety measures such as walking in groups at night, staying on lighted sidewalks and remaining aware of the surroundings.