Although many precautions are taken to maintain adequate security for you and your guests, you should not discount your role in security. Security must begin with YOU. You should be careful not to allow non-residents to follow you into your hall or house. You should remember to lock your room/apartment door whenever you are away from your room/apartment, even if for a minute. The College cannot be held responsible for articles that become lost, misplaced, stolen, damaged, or abandoned. The College and/or Residence Life Office assume no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property for any reason. The College and its insurance carrier do not assume responsibility for the loss or damage to articles and personal property that occurs in its buildings or on its grounds. Residents should seek coverage for their personal belongings through their parents’ or guardians’ homeowner’s policy or individual coverage from a company that offers this type of insurance.