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The Clery Act Reporting Requirements

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), as amended (the “Clery Act”) is a federal law requiring all institutions of higher education receiving federal financial assistance under the programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. The Clery Act, named in memory of a Lehigh University freshman who was assaulted and murdered in her residence hall room in 1986, specifically requires that colleges and universities have in place and disclose the following policies, practices and procedures:

  • Policies regarding procedures and facilities for students and others to report criminal actions or other emergencies on campus and regarding the university’s response to such reports
  • Policy concerning security of and access to campus facilities, including residences, and security considerations used in the maintenance of campus facilities
  • Campus law enforcement policies, including enforcement authority, and policies encouraging accurate and prompt reporting of crimes
  • Description of the type and frequency of programs designed to inform students and employees about campus security procedures and crime prevention procedures and practices to encourage students and employees to be responsible for their own security and the security of others
  • Annual reporting of statistics concerning the occurrence on campus, in or on non-campus buildings or property and on public property, the following criminal offenses: murder, forcible or non-forcible sex offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, manslaughter, arson, arrests or persons referred for campus disciplinary action for liquor law violations, drug-related violations and weapons possession, and crimes in which the victim is intentionally selected because of actual or perceived race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability
  • Policy concerning the monitoring and recording through local police agencies of criminal activity at off-campus student organizations recognized by the university that are engaged in by university students, including student organizations with off-campus housing facilities
  • Policy regarding possession, use and sale of alcoholic beverages and enforcement of state underage drinking laws
  • Policy regarding possession, use and sale of illegal drugs and enforcement of federal and state drug laws
  • Description of drug and alcohol abuse education programs
  • Campus sexual assault programs and procedures to prevent sex offenses

The University of Oklahoma divisions, departments and offices that share responsibility for developing and implementing these policies, practices and procedures include the University of Oklahoma Police Department, Division of Student Affairs, Disability Resource Center, Housing and Food Services, Division of Public Affairs, Athletics Department, Facilities Management, Office of Equal Opportunity and Office of Legal Counsel. This report is distributed in compliance with the Clery Act to all students and employees as well as prospective students and employees. It can be viewed on the following websites:

Upon request, a paper copy of this report can be made available by contacting the Division of Student Affairs, Room 265 Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave, Norman, OK 73019-0454, (405) 325-3161.