Jeanne Clery Act – Crime Statistics Reporting
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) is a federal mandate requiring all colleges and universities that participate in the federal student financial aid program to disclose information about crime on their campuses and in the surrounding communities. The Clery Act requires San Jacinto College and other institutions of higher education to do the following:
- Collect, classify, and publish crime reports and statistics related to crime.
- Issue timely warnings and campus alerts for Clery-reportable crimes that represent an ongoing threat to the safety of students or employees, or emergency notifications upon confirmation of a significant emergency or dangerous situation involving an immediate threat to the health or safety of students or employees.
- Publish an annual security report containing safety and security-related policy statements and crime statistics and distribute it to all current students and employees.
- Submit crime statistics to the U.S. Department of Education each fall via a web-based data collection.
- Maintain a daily crime log of alleged criminal incidents that is open to public inspection.
- Disclose missing student notification procedures that pertain to students residing in on-campus student housing facilities.