Clery Act for Higher Education

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The Clery Act works alongside Title IX to make higher education institutions accountable and safe for students. Its purpose is to provide the public with transparency to campus crime policies and statistics, enabling students, prospective students, and their families to understand potential safety risks and make choices about the institutions they choose to involve themselves with. In this course, you'll learn about the history of the Clery Act as well as the instuitional requirements aimed to make campuses safer for students under the Act. These course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments.


  • How The Clery Act Promotes Campus Safety
  • Reporting Under the Clery Act
  • Knowledge Check: Clery Act Background and Reporting Requirements
  • Institution Requirements Under the Clery Act
  • Knowledge Check: Institution Requirements Under the Clery Act