University Governance, Ethics, Integrity, and Legal Compliance
Compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act
ScopeFaculty, staff, and students
Policy StatementSyracuse University is in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. All criminal incidents are classified in accordance with federal guidelines. All crimes reported to the Department of Public Safety are recorded in the University's crime statistics.
The Department of Public Safety requests, gathers, compiles and reports the University's crime statistics from "Campus Security Authorities" and other sources as defined in the act from:
On and Off Campus
The Department of Public Safety requests, gathers, compiles and reports statistics for:
Campus Safety Brochure (Annual Security Report)
Statistics obtained from all of the above referenced sources are included in the University's annual Campus Safety Brochure, available electronically or in print, on or before October 1, to all currently enrolled students and all employees. Notice of the Campus Safety Brochure is sent via electronic mail or US postal service prior to October 1. The report is also available to prospective students and employees upon request. Additionally, the Department files an electronic version of crime statistics with the US Department of Education.
In conjunction with the Office of News Services, the Department of Public Safety issues timely warnings to alert the campus community about crimes that pose a serious or continuing threat to safety. As soon as the pertinent information is available, alerts are distributed by email and paper format.
The Department of Public Safety maintains a 60-day log of reported criminal incidents available upon request. The crime log contains the nature, date, time and general location of each crime and disposition of the complaint, if known. Reported criminal incidents older than 60 days are available upon request within two business days.
Links to Procedures and Related Information
Date: May 2007
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