Preparing for a Safe Return to School

Getting students, faculty, and staff back to school safely requires significant effort and planning, even more so as we return amidst the ongoing health crisis. As you prepare for the start of the school year whether your operations will be in person, remote, or a hybrid maintaining community health and safety and adapting to changing COVID-19 health guidance are key priorities.

As your partners in safety and security, LiveSafe is here to support your efforts to make your community a safer place to work, learn, and live. Use this LiveSafe Toolkit to help your students, faculty, and staff feel prepared and informed as you kick off the 2021-2022 academic year.

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LiveSafe Onboarding Guide outlines how to access and download the free LiveSafe Mobile App from your smartphone.

Share the onboarding guide to help your returning and new students and staff get started with the LiveSafe app in a few quick, easy steps.

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Return to School Sample Broadcast Messages enable you to stay connected with students through quick, easy communications about campus move-in, new student orientation activities, updated health guidance, and more.

Tailor the sample messages or create your own to keep your community informed and safe as you kick off the 2021-2022 school year.

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“How To Report an Incident” Video and Handout teach users how to submit tips like Assault/Abuse, Mental Health, or Harassment through the LiveSafe App step-by-step.

Share the video and handout with your students, faculty, and staff so they are confident with how to submit a tip in the event they need to.

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Duke Suspicious Person Use Case

Campus Awareness & Safety Use Cases provide real client examples of LiveSafe use that will resonate with your community.

Share examples of LiveSafe usage with security team members and platform administrators and educate community members about how the LiveSafe App can help address questions and concerns.

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LiveSafe’s Custom Branded Video discusses how LiveSafe can make your community a safer place to work, learn, and live.

Purchase a custom branded LiveSafe video and share this video in your social, web, and email communications to help your community learn about LiveSafe.

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Tips to Protect Your Institution with LiveSafe

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  1. Host a webinar early in the semester with new students as they arrive on campus or remain remote. Introduce them to the LiveSafe app and explain how they can use it to make a difference for their new community. 

  2. Post instructions to download the LiveSafe app and additional supporting resources on campus websites for community members to view. Remind students, faculty, and staff that they can use LiveSafe to stay informed and safe whether they are on or off campus. 

  3. Include downloading the LiveSafe app on onboarding materials for new students and faculty. Consider including LiveSafe tutorial videos and supporting resources for new campus members to access.

  4. Customize the LiveSafe Resources section with your campus map, health and safety policies, links to institution websites and portals, and more.