Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Newark, DE
Bikes: Raleigh Mojave 2, Bauer B510 (soon to be fixed gear)
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I don't know where you are going to school, but unless it is a place with actual professional bike thieves (NYC, Philly, etc.) the biggest threat to the on campus cyclist is drunkards. I have had friends who woke up Sunday to bent wheels, slashed tires, I once saw an entire bike rack area (20-30 bikes) with their seats stolen.
The best solution? Lock your bike up tightly. There should be no slack in your chain, or even better use a U-lock. since your bike won't be able to be pulled out for a beating, they will bother someone else who was less careful.
Also, if you have a quick release seat, either take it in with you every time you get off your bike, or replace it. I have never had or heard of a problem with a quick release front wheel, just seat.
If you can find a parking spot near some sort of authority figure (I always locked up outside my RA's room) your problems will likely take care of themselves.
Hope this helps.