Identity Theft Prevention and Recovery

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information (i.e., your name, Social Security Number, credit card number or other identifying information) without your permission, usually to commit fraud or other crimes. Identity theft can result in devastating personal and financial consequences; recovering from an incident can take months or years.

The campus has several resources to help educate and inform about how you can prevent identity theft and what you should do if you suspect your personal information has been obtained and used by unauthorized individuals. These resources include: