Annual Security Reports Are Due Soon! How Well Do You Know Your Clery “Stuff”?

While summer is typically a quieter time on college campuses, it can contrarily be a busy and stressful time for campus public safety officials responsible for compiling their institution’s Annual Security Reports (ASRs).

Under the Clery Act, all colleges and universities that receive federal funding are required to disseminate a public annual security report to employees and students each year. Each ASR must include statistics of campus crime, plus details about efforts taken by schools to improve campus safety.

ASRs must also include policy statements regarding crime reporting, campus facility security and access, law enforcement authority, incidence of alcohol and drug use and the prevention of and response to sexual assault, domestic or dating violence and stalking, according to The Clery Center.

With the deadline for submitting ASRs right around the corner, we thought we’d try and help by testing your knowledge on ASR requirements and deadlines. Take this quiz to see where you stand with your Clery/ASR knowledge!

Annual Security Reports Are Due Soon! How Well Do You Know Your Clery “Stuff”?

If you are a campus public safety official responsible for compiling and distributing your school’s Annual Security Report, take this quick quiz to test your knowledge on ASR requirements and deadlines!

When must U.S. institutions of higher education submit their Annual Security Reports to the U.S. Department of Education?

What is the approximate per-incident fine for Clery Act violations?

As a campus public safety official, if an alleged crime is disclosed to me, I am responsible for determining whether a crime actually took place before formally reporting it.

When does the Clery Center recommend you begin compiling data for your Annual Security Report?

In an Annual Security Report, colleges and universities are required to include:

How many years’ worth of crime statistics must higher education institutions keep?

From what three areas are colleges always required to publish statistics on Clery crimes?

Institutions are required to provide maps when detailing their Clery Act geography in their ASR.

Which of these are NOT required as stand-alone documents to provide in an ASR?

How soon after a crime occurs are you required to include it in your crime log?

When is it recommended that you request crime statistics from local law enforcement?

Bummer.

You answered less than half of the questions correctly. Take some time this summer to brush up on your Clery/ASR knowledge. Make sure your report is thorough and meets all requirements before submitting it on October 1.

To help you get started, check out our free Clery Act download, which includes Clery Act compliance requirements, a list of documents colleges need to keep on file and a comprehensive look at what is considered campus property.

Okay, you know SOME of your stuff.

While you correctly answered more than half of the questions, it couldn’t hurt to take some time this summer to brush up on your Clery/ASR knowledge. Make sure your report is thorough and meets all requirements before submitting it on October 1.

To get started, check out our free Clery Act download, which includes Clery Act compliance requirements, a list of documents colleges need to keep on file and a comprehensive look at what is considered campus property.

Then, come back and retake the quiz for a better score!

Woo-hoo!

Great job! Your knowledge of the Clery Act and ASRs is pretty impressive!

If you want to take some time this summer to learn even more about Clery Act requirements and compiling a thorough ASR before submitting it on October 1, check out this free download, which includes Clery Act compliance requirements, a list of documents colleges need to keep on file and a comprehensive look at what is considered campus property.

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