of the major expenses of attending the University is the cost of textbooks.
According to the CCSU Bookstore, the average student spends $250-$300 per
semester on textbooks. And, because textbooks may be re-sold for cash they
make an attractive target for thieves.
the year the University Police receive many complaints of book theft,
especially at the beginning and end of the semester and around the holidays.
The University Police Department offers you several tips that will help reduce
your chances of being a victim of book theft.
As soon as you can, write your name on the
inside cover of the books. Also,
put identifying marks on several pages of the books, e.g. your driver’s
license number on the same pages of each book you own.
This will make your books less marketable and help the police
identify them if they are stolen.
Report any book thefts to the CCSU
Bookstore and the University Police as soon as possible.
Reduce the chances of theft by never
leaving books or other valuables unattended, even for a second. Use
lockers wherever possible. It only takes seconds to be "RIPPED