Campus Safety Reporting
To create a safe and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff, and those who visit the campus, all crimes need be reported to Public Safety or a campus authority.
To file a formal complaint related to the Department of Public Safety, please read the Community Report Cover Letter and fill out the Community Report Form.
Policies for Preparing the Annual Disclosure of Crime Statistics
Regarding the annual disclosure of crime statistics, the Director of Public Safety is responsible for distributing an annual notice to all students and employees describing where and how the University's annual security report can be obtained. The Human Resource Department is responsible to provide notice to all prospective employees and the Admissions Departments are responsible for all prospective students.
The University's annual crime statistics are available electronically. A paper copy will be provided to a requestor. All requests can be made to the Department of Public Safety, Student Life, Human Resource, or Admissions Offices. An annual notice is also distributed to all students and employees regarding the availability and location to obtain the University's annual security report.
On an annual basis the Director of Public Safety is responsible for gathering and submitting the crime statistics for the campus. He/she will make requests from the Vice President/Dean of Student Life, counselors, chaplain, and/or other pertinent campus security authorities to obtain the applicable crime statistics. Crime statistics will also be requested from the local police department for the University and contiguous property.
All crimes should be reported to Public Safety or a campus authority as noted below (defined as someone with "significant responsibility for student and campus activities").
- Department of Public Safety Staff (ALL)
- Student Life
- VP/Dean of Student Life
- Associate Deans of Student Life
- Assistant Dean of Student Life
- Director of Residence Life & Housing
- Director Community Service Learning
- Director Student Leadership & Involvement
- Assistant Director of Student Life
- Director of Athletics, Associate Athletic Directors, Coaches
- Judicial/Conduct Affairs
- Director of Student Employment
- Director International Student Services
- Advisors to student groups or organizations
- Director of Campus Diversity & Inclusion
The University encourages all victims or witnesses of a crime to immediately report any incident to any of the above positions. Reports can be made on a voluntary basis and all such reports are processed immediately, and in certain cases are on a confidential basis for inclusion in the annual security report.