For the latest COVID-19 information and news from Centennial College, please visit Together Again Fall 2021. (Please note, that at-home rapid antigen testing began Monday, October 4 and you must show results on the Campus Safety Watch App).

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In All Emergencies, Dial Ext. 2020 or 416-439-4357 (HELP)

General Service: 416-289-5000, Ext. 5240


For Your Safety

For Your Safety boards are available in various locations at each Centennial College campus. These boards contain information about our Safety and Security Services the following information and promotional material:

  • WalkSafe Service information
  • First Aid procedures
  • Campus safety tips
  • Campus safety and security alerts and other public safety information posted as necessary for 30 days.
  • Emergency procedures
  • Awareness campaign information
    • Women’s Safety
    • Silence Isn’t Consent
    • Stop Bullying Now

Campus Safety Tips

Personal Safety

If staying on campus after-hours, please use the Working Alone Service and see campus security.

  • Use our WalkSafe Service
  • Travel in pairs, especially after dark
  • Avoid isolated areas; never take short cuts in dark areas
  • Travel in well-lit areas
  • Try not to have a fixed routine
  • Walk with confidence and be alert to your surroundings
  • Use caution in conversations with strangers
  • Wear shoes and clothing that allow you to move quickly and freely
  • Avoid responding to disrespectful jokes or comments
  • If you think someone is following you, switch directions quickly. If still uncomfortable, seek areas where there are people, and call security or the police.
  • Yellow emergency phones are located throughout the Campus to contact Security
  • Don’t carry a lot of cash, bank machines on campus
  • Don’t overburden yourself with packages or a knapsack
  • Don’t hitchhike or accept rides from a stranger
  • Have keys in hand before you reach your building or car
  • Report unwanted touching
  • Report suspicious activity to Campus Security or Police

Public Transit Safety

  • Use our WalkSafe service
  • Walk with confidence and be alert to your surroundings – report any suspicious behaviour to TTC authorities or police
  • Avoid waiting at bus or streetcar stops use the TTC time line, or information line at 416-393-INFO (4636)
  • Avoid displaying money in public, have your fare ready for payment
  • Sit near the bus driver
  • Use the Designated Waiting Areas (DWA) at subways
  • Be aware of places where you can get help. (i.e. open stores, restaurants, public telephones, etc.)
  • For help or in emergencies on TTC press or pull the passenger assistance alarm (yellow strip), call police at 911 from any public phone or your cell phone or go to TTC employees
  • The TTC’s “Request Stop” Program allows women to get off buses at locations between regular TTC stops. This program operates after day light hours
  • When you have completed your trip and have to walk home, try and arrange to have someone meet you

Vehicle Safety

  • Don’t leave running vehicles unattended
  • Park in well lit, high traffic areas
  • Lock it and pocket the key
  • Avoid leaving valuables in your vehicle or reduce the temptation by securing them out of sight
  • Keep your vehicle registration in a secure location. Don’t leave originals in your vehicle.
  • Avoid fumbling for keys, have your keys in hand before you reach your vehicle or destination
  • Check the interior of your car before entering it
  • Always lock your doors after entering
  • Consider getting a vehicle security system
  • Report all incidents and suspicious activity to campus security or the police

Locker Safety

  • Ensure you use a sturdy, reliable lock
  • Keep your locker combination confidential
  • Check your locker regularly
  • Do not leave valuables in your locker especially overnight or through weekends
  • Report all incidents and suspicious activity to campus security or the police

Online Safety

  • Privatize social media accounts
  • Don’t make posts identifying your whereabouts
  • Don’t post pictures of your ID or banking information
  • Backup files and update your anti-virus regularly
  • Have a strong password and change it often
  • Only connect with people you know
  • Document cyber bullying or harassment and report it
  • Remember, once it’s online, it is usually permanent