The Clery Act and USU Communications About Crime
The Clery Act (1998) – is a consumer protection law that aims to provide transparency around campus crime policy and statistics. In order to comply with the Clery Act, universities must provide an annual security report and crime log, as well as issue timely warnings when a dangerous situation threatens the campus community.
The Clery Act is named for Jeanne Clery, a 19-year-old Lehigh University student who was raped and murdered in her dorm room in 1986.
Daily Crime Log
USU Police records all criminal incidents and alleged criminal incidents that are reported to the campus police. USU provides a daily crime log for the previous 60-day period. If you would like to access older records, please contact USU Public Safety.
Timely Warning Notices
USU provides timely warning notices to students, staff and faculty through Code Blue when there is a threat from a dangerous situation or significant emergency so you can take precautions.
Annual Security Reports
USU distributes an annual security report to all employees and students every October 1. The annual security report includes campus crime statistics for the previous three years and details about how USU is improving campus safety.