Clery Act Compliance

The Clery Center for Security On Campus assists colleges and universities in Clery Act compliance. Listed below are resources that can aid institutions as they work to meet the campus safety and security requirements. If you have any questions or are looking for additional guidance, please call the Clery Center at (484) 580-8754.

The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting (PDF, February 2011)

This handbook was developed by the U.S. Department of Education to present step-by-step procedures, examples, and references for higher education institutions to follow in meeting the campus safety and security requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.

Clery Act - Implementing Regulations

Updated Campus Security Regulations

New Campus Security Regulations

Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook

When not in conflict with the Clery Act, the standards of the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program are to be used.

Hate Crime Data Collection Guidelines

Contains UCR program guidance on collecting and reporting hate crimes that is also used for Clery Act reporting.

Clery Act Compliance Materials

The Clery Center offers materials that can aid institutions in Clery Act reporting.

While this page contains a discussion of general legal principles and specific laws, it is neither intended to be given as legal advice nor as the practice of law, and should not be relied upon by readers as such. Before taking any action, always check with a licensed attorney in your jurisdiction to ensure compliance with the law.