The university participates in a theft protection program called STOP.
Each summer during Orientation when I speak to parents, possible theft
of their students' computers is a big concern. Each year DPPS tells
me that the vast majority of thefts are opportunistic: dorm doors
left open, or laptops left unguarded in the library.
On 5/4/05, Peter J Murray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Do any of your insure your laptops? While Dell complete care works well
> for damage and spills, what about outright theft? Does the university
> have a preferred insurance provider? Many of our laptops go on trips
> with various faculty to all parts of the world.