Safety

Various federal and state laws require that certain information be provided to all students to promote a safer environment.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act

Following the 1986 tragic assault and murder of a young woman named Jeanne Clery at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, her parents organized and lobbied to establish standards for crime reporting on all college campuses in the nation. The result of their effort was the passage of the Student-Right-To-Know and Campus Security Act in 1990. In 1998 the act was amended and renamed the Jeanne Clery Act.

Each UW Colleges Campus Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the campus and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters.

View a copy of the Annual Security Report for your campus.

Campus Security Authority (CSA) Online Training

Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act
(Pub Law 101-226 Sec. 22(a)(1))

Information as required by the Drug Free School and Campuses Act may be found in the documents below. 

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
Alcohol and Other Drug Education Program Biennial Review 2016-2017 

Historical Data

Prior to the UW System restructuring of 2018, UW Colleges was an accredited institution and provided students with comprehensive resources regarding the following:

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  • AODE and Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Bias Incident Response
  • Behavioral Intervention Teams
  • Campus Security Authority Training
  • Mental Health
  • Student Misconduct: Academic and Non-Academic
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Student Rights and Responsibility Handbooks
  • Sexual Violence

UW System has retained archival data of this information for those who may need it. For current resources, best practices, and reporting concerns, please see your appropriate UW branch campus receiving institution.