The Clery Act is named in memory of 19-year-old college freshman Jeanne Ann Clery, who was raped and murdered on April 5, 1986, while asleep in her residence hall room at Lehigh University.
A 1998 amendment formally named the law in memory of Jeanne Clery.The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report contains information and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years regarding crimes that occurred on campus; in off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by TWU; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible to the campus.The report also contains information regarding campus security and personal safety topics such as crime prevention, access to campus buildings and facilities, fire safety, TWU DPS law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other information related to safety and security on campus.Information on victims’ assistance, missing student notification, fire statistics, Pioneer Alerts, emergency preparedness & response, drug and alcohol policies and programs, sex offender registry information, theft prevention, as well as information on preventative programs and assistance for members of the university community who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking can also be found in the report.The safety and security of members of the university community is of paramount concern to Texas Woman's University Department of Public Safety.The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), as part of the Higher Education Opportunity Act, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.
All public and private institutions of postsecondary education participating in federal student-aid programs are subject to this requirement.
Among other things, the Clery Act requires colleges and universities: For more information contact the Clery Compliance Officer at (940) 898-2937 or refer to the Clery Act Brochure pdf.
The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is prepared by the Texas Woman’s University Department of Public Safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).
If you have any questions, or would like to request a copy of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report sent to you, contact TWU DPS at (940) 898-2911 or you may contact the Clery Compliance Officer directly at (940) 898-2937.
As part of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), colleges and universities are required to compile and publish statistics regarding the occurrence of certain criminal offenses including those that are reported to officials of the institution who are considered to be Campus Security Authorities.
According to the Clery Act, a Campus Security Authority includes a member of a campus security department; any individual or individuals who are responsible for campus security but who do not constitute a campus security department; any individual or organization specified in an institution’s statement of campus security policy as an individual or organization to which students and employees should report criminal offenses; and an official of an institution who has significant responsibility for student and campus activities, including, but not limited to, student housing, student discipline, and campus judicial proceedings.