The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus
Crime Statistics Act ("Clery Act") is a federal mandate
requiring institutions of higher education that participate in the
federal financial aid program to compile and publish statistics on
certain criminal offenses that occur on or adjacent to Ithaca
College properties. On October 1st of each year, the Office of
Public Safety and Emergency Management publishes the Annual
Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR). The report includes crime
and fire statistics for the most recent three years to provide
transparency to students, parents, staff, faculty and community
members. While the report is developed within the Office of Public
Safety and Emergency Management, Clery compliance would
not be possible without an institutional-wide effort. The Clery
Act is about more than transparency for reporting and
compliance purposes, it is about creating a learning environment
free from violence of any nature as well as providing information
and referrals to those affected by crime.
Clery Act Requirements:
Collect, classify, and count crime reports and statistics related to crime.
Disclose crime statistics for reported Clery Act crimes that occur (1) on campus, (2) on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus, and (3) in or on non-campus buildings or property that Ithaca College owns or controls.
Identify Clery Geography.
Maintain a daily crime and fire log made available to the public.
Issuance of timely warnings and emergency notifications to the campus community for Clery crimes. Alerts may include non-Clery Act crimes that may pose a serious or continuing threat to the campus community.
Publish and disseminate the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing safety and security-related policy statements and crime statistics and distribute it to all current students and employees.
Submit crime statistics to the U.S. Department of Education.
Disclose missing student notification procedures that pertain to students residing in on-campus student housing facilities.
Disclose fire safety information related to on-campus student housing facilities.
Identify and train individuals that have significant responsibility for student and campus activities, also known as Campus Security Authorities (CSAs).
You can read the full text of the Clery Act at the Federal Register here.