Safety Resources for College Bound Students

It hardly seems like it, but summer is almost over and for those with college age students, the time has come for them to prepare to return to campus. It’s even scarier for parents who will be sending their children off to college for the first time!

Having a student away from home can possibly create some insurance situations, so we encourage you to call us and talk it over. In the meantime, we’ve gathered some resources you might find useful while preparing to send your student off to school.

Safety Tips for College Students

Health – The CDC has several pages of information with good tips on protecting your college students health while away from home:

Tips for College Health and Safety – Article covers having an eating plan, exercise, managing stress, avoiding sexually transmitted diseases and drug use.

Physical Safety – Safewise has a pretty comprehensive article on staying physically safe on campus. CollegeExpress also has a good article about campus security, with tips such as adding Campus Security to your phone contacts/favorites.

Stress – No doubt about it, college can be stressful, especially that freshman year. BestColleges.Com has a comprehensive Student’s Guide to Managing Stress that you should have your student read.

Money – Many college freshmen will be managing their money on their own for the first time. To help guide them, US News & World Report offers 15 Money Management Tips for College Students

Finally, here’s an article from The Insurance Information Institute about protecting your college student from on-campus insurance losses. 

 

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