Student Right-to-Know and the Clery Act
In compliance with the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act,” codified as 20 U.S.C. 1092 (f) as part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the Annual Security and Fire Safety report is prepared and published by October 1st of every year by the UTSA Police Department. The contents of this report are written in cooperation with the Office of Student Affairs, University Housing, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Counseling Services, Fire and Life Safety Division, Title IX, and other university departments. Each entity provides updated information on their educational efforts and programs to comply with the Act. (See Crime Awareness and Campus Security Report.)
The Annual Security and Fire Report has statistical information for three years of offenses occurring at all 3 UTSA campuses. Crime statistics are provided by the UTSA Police Department and other police agencies. The report contains certain security policy statements, fire safety policies and procedures and reporting requirements, sexual assault policies which assure basic victims’ rights, the law enforcement authority of UTSA police, and where students should go to report crimes. The annual report contains UTSA’s policy regarding sex-related offenses, including sexual assault prevention programs, educational programs to promote awareness of sex offenders, administrative disciplinary procedures and sanctions for offenders as well as counseling and other student services for victims. Included in the report is a statement advising the campus community where to locate information concerning registered sex offender information as provided by a state under 42 U.S.C. § 14071(j). The annual report also includes information regarding timely warning and emergency notification information.
The annual report discloses statistics for reported Clery Act crimes that occurred in the following areas: on campus, on public property within or immediately adjacent to campus, and in noncampus buildings or on property that UTSA owns or controls.
The report is available to all current and prospective students and employees through the UTSA Police Department website and in various UTSA publications. Hard copies of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report are also available at The University Police Department Main and Downton Campuses and ITC Security Station. A copy of these statistics are also provided to the U.S. Department of Education.