The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (The Clery Act)
The Clery Act is a federal mandate requiring compliance from all institutions of higher education participating in the federal student financial aid program to disclose information about crime on their campuses.
The goal of the Clery Act’s safety and security regulations is to provide students and their families, as higher education consumers, with accurate, complete, and timely information about safety on campus.
- Tracking all locations used for Parkland’s institutional
and educational purposes.
- Collecting, classifying and
reports and crime statistics.
- Issuing campus alerts to provide the campus community
with information necessary to make informed decisions about their health and
- Timely warnings/crime alerts for any Clery Act crime that
represents an ongoing threat to the safety of students or employees;
- Emergency notifications via Alertus/Regroup upon
confirmation of a significant emergency or dangerous situation involving an
immediate threat to the health or safety of students or employees occurring on
- Providing educational programs and
promote the awareness of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and
- Having procedures for institutional
in cases of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
- Keeping a daily crime log of alleged
criminal incidents that is open to public inspection.
- Publishing an annual security report
containing safety- and security-related policy statements and crime statistics
and distributing it to all current students and employees. The Annual Security Report also informs
prospective students and employees about the availability of the report.
- Submitting crime statistics to the
Department of Education
each year in the fall via a web-based data collection to disclose crime
statistics by type, location and year.