Annual Crime & Safety Report

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) requires institutions of higher education to annually provide information on campus crime, safety and security policies. The Evanston/Chicago report includes fire safety information, which is required for academic institutions with residential facilities.

See the noted Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports for more information on the campus of interest.

Campus Security Authorities

One purpose of the Clery Act is to encourage the reporting and collection of accurate campus crime data to promote crime awareness and enhance campus safety. The Clery Act includes non-law enforcement personnel in the role Campus Security Authorities (CSA) to acknowledge that some community members and students in particular may be hesitant about reporting crimes to the police, but may be more inclined to report incidents to other campus-affiliated individuals.

The Clery Act defines four categories of CSA’s: University Police; Non-police security staff responsible for monitoring University property; People/offices designated under our policy as those to whom/which crimes should be reported; and “Officials with significant responsibility for student and campus activities”.

CSA's, under the Clery Act, have an obligation to promptly report allegations of Clery Act defined crimes which occurred on campus, on public property bordering campus and in non-campus areas which the University leases or otherwise controls. To report a Clery Act qualifying crime reported to them, CSA's should access and submit a CSA Crime Report form.

For more information on on CSA's and to see if you qualify as a CSA, visit the Campus Security Authorities web page.

For more information on the Clery Act, visit the Clery Center website.