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 General Information


The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to summarize and disclose specific information on an annual basis by October 1 of each year.  The summary of required information includes the past three (3) calendar years of campus crime statistics in specified crime categories, fire safety data, and certain safety policy statements. 

UNCSA provides this information through distribution of the annual Campus Safety and Security Handbook.  Each member of the UNCSA community will be notified via e-mail message when the report, in Handbook format,  is available.  This message will include a link to the web for electronic access to the Handbook.  Upon request, printed copies will be provided to prospective students and employees, current UNCSA community members, and other interested persons by the Department of Police and Public Safety.

The Clery Crime Statistics are provided on the following pages -



UNCSA must disclose crime statistics for: the campus, unobstructed public areas immediately adjacent to or running through the campus, and certain non-campus facilities.   Crimes are reported in the following required categories: Homicides, Sex Offenses, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Motor Vehicle Theft, and Arson.   

The University is also required to report the following incidents if they result in either an arrest or disciplinary referral: Liquor Law Violations, Drug Law Violations, and Possession of Illegal Weapons. The statistics must be reported by the geographical designations of:  campus, residential halls on campus, non-campus buildings, and public (such as streets and sidewalks).

The Clery Act requires all “campus security authorities” to report campus crime.  Campus security authorities are defined as:

  • Campus Police/Security. 
  • Individuals with any security function, such as Residence Life staff that monitor access control or that serve as “Resident Assistants.” 
  • Individuals or officers designated to receive crime reports. 
  • Officials with significant responsibility for student and campus activities.  This does include a number of faculty and staff.  However, “Campus Counselors” are not considered to be a campus security authority and are not required to report crimes. 


Crime definitions

Aggravated Assault - An unlawful attack by one person upon another wherein the offender uses a weapon or displays it in a threatening manner, or the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness. This also includes assault with disease (as in cases when the offender is aware that he/she is infected with a deadly disease and deliberately attempts to inflict the disease by biting, spitting, etc).

Arson - To unlawfully and intentionally damage, or attempt to damage, any real or personal property by fire or incendiary device.

Bias Crime - A criminal offense committed against a person or property which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender’s bias against a race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity/national origin; also known as Hate Crime.

Burglary - The unlawful entry into a building or other structure with the intent to commit a felony or a theft.

Drug Abuse Violations - Violations of State and local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances include: opium or cocaine and their derivatives (morphine, heroin, codeine); marijuana; synthetic narcotics (Demerol, methadone); and dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbiturates, Benzedrine).

Forcible Fondling - The touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.

Forcible Rape (Except “Statutory Rape”) - The carnal knowledge of a person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.

Forcible Sodomy - Oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.

Incest - Non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.

Larceny - The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession, or constructive possession, of another person [only reported if it is also a Hate/Bias-Related Crime].

Liquor Law Violations* - The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting: the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still; furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned. (Drunkenness and driving under the influence are not included in this definition.)

Motor Vehicle Theft - The theft of a motor vehicle. Note: A “motor vehicle” is a self-propelled vehicle that runs on the surface of land and not on rails, and which includes automobiles, buses, recreational vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, motor scooters, trail bikes, mopeds, snowmobiles and golf carts.

Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter - The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.

Negligent Manslaughter - The killing of another person through negligence.

Robbery - The taking, or attempting to take, anything of value under confrontational circumstances from the control, custody, or care of another person by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear of immediate harm.

Statutory Rape - Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.

Weapon Law Violations* - The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as: manufacture, sale, or possession of deadly weapons; carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possessing deadly weapons; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.