Under the Clery Act certain crimes reported to campus authorities (campus police/security, officials with significant responsibility for campus and student activities such as RAs and Deans, anyone crimes are directed to be reported to) and local police as occurring on-campus (which includes a subset for on-campus student housing facilities), on public property within and immediately adjacent to campus, and non-campus properties such as houses operated by officially recognized student organizations must be disclosed for the prior three calendar years. Crimes reported in the context of a privileged communication, such as with a licensed mental health counselor are exempt.

Clery Act Crime Categories

“Primary Crimes”*

  • Homicide**
    • Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
    • Negligent Manslaughter
  • Sex Offenses**
    • Rape
    • Fondling
    • Incest
    • Statutory Rape
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Burglary
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Arson

“Arrests and Disciplinary Referrals”

  • Liquor Law Violations
  • Drug Law Violations
  • Illegal Weapons Possession

“Hate Crimes” (In Addition To “Primary Crimes”)

  • Larceny-Theft
  • Simple Assault
  • Intimidation
  • Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property

“VAWA Crimes”***

  • Dating Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Stalking

* Primary Crimes reports should also note if offenses are also “Hate Crimes” or “VAWA Crimes”.

**Reports must be classified by each sub-category.

***VAWA Crimes are separate from other reporting, and may include incidents already classified as a “Primary Crime” and or a “Hate Crime”.