The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (commonly known as the Clery Act) is federal legislation designed to provide students, prospective students, and the public with uniform information from universities throughout the country on criminal problems and police and security issues. This brochure meets all reporting requirements as set forth in the Clery Act. Criminal statistics are updated by October 1 of each year and include data from the three previous calendar years.
Background Information about the Jeanne Clery Act
- The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (commonly referred to as the “Clery Act”), named after a 19-year old freshman at Lehigh University;
- Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered April 5, 1986 in her residence hall;
- Perpetrator another student she did not know;
- Death led to national awareness of campus crime Federal Jeanne Clery Act.
Jeanne Clery Act Colleges/universities must comply with the following:
- Annual Security Report;
- Statements of policy;
- Campus crime statistics;
- Campus Sexual Assault Victim Bill of Rights
- SaVE Act Statistics;
- Ongoing Disclosures;
- Emergency notifications;
- Timely warnings;
- Public Crime Log;
The U.S Department of Education enforces the Clery Act.
View the 2011-2013 Jeanne Clery Act Statistics