The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act is a federal statute codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at 34 C.F.R. 668.46.
The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses. Compliance is monitored by the United States Department of Education, which can impose civil penalties, up to $54,789 per violation, against institutions for each infraction and can suspend institutions from participating in federal student financial aid programs.
The Ferris State University Department of Public Safety (FSU DPS) is required to maintain a public log of all crimes and fires reported to the department. The log is required to have the most recent 60 days worth of information. Each entry in the log must contain the nature, date, time and general location of each crime and disposition of the complaint, if known. Information in the log older than 60 days must be made available within two business days.
Per Clery Act requirements, the log is updated within two business days of the FSU DPS receiving a crime report.
Students, faculty and staff can access the Clery Crime Log online via Microsoft SharePoint here: https://ferrisstateuniversity.sharepoint.com/sites/FSUCleryCrimeLog.
Visitors can access the Clery Crime Log one of two ways:
- ONLINE: Manual Upload - PDF.
- IN-PERSON: Dispatch Center, ask for the Clery Crime Log.