Health & Safety

Campus Security Report, Crime Statistics, Crime Log, Timely Warning, Emergency Response and Evacuation Information

How Disclosed:

Report or notice of report mailed or delivered to each enrolled student and employee.

Office/Person Responsible: Public Safety

Institutions must distribute, by October 1 each year, a security report or a notice of the report to all current students and employees. If the institution distributes the report by posting it on the institution's website, the institution must provide a notice by October 1 that includes a statement of the report's availability, the exact electronic address, a brief description of the report's contents, and a statement that the institution will provide a paper copy upon request. The emergency response and evacuation information must be included in the institution's annual security report.

The institution must provide a notice to prospective students and employees that include a statement of the report's availability, a description of its contents, and an opportunity to request a copy. If the report is posted on a website the notice must include the exact electronic address and a statement that the institution will provide a paper copy of the report upon request.

The institution must submit the crime statistics to the Department of Education. The Department is required to make the statistics available to the public.

Institutions must make timely reports to the campus community of crimes considered to be a threat to students and employees that are reported to campus security authorities or to local police agencies.

Institutions that maintain a police or security department of any kind must maintain a daily crime log.

Links to Information:

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

How Disclosed:

Distributed to each student and each employee

Office/Person Responsible: Dean of Students

Each institution must annually distribute in writing to each student and each employee

  • Standards of conduct that clearly prohibit the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on the
    institution's property or as part of any of the institution's activities;
  • Description of applicable legal sanctions under state, local, and federal law;
  • Description of health risks;
  • Description of available counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, or re-entry programs; and
  • Clear statement that institution will impose sanctions for violation of standards of conduct and a description of the sanctions.

Note: Students who enroll or employees who are hired after the annual distribution must receive the information.

Each institution must make available, upon request, to the Department of Education and to the public, the information distributed to students and employees (see above) and the results of a biennial review of the institution's program that

  • Determines the effectiveness of the program and implements needed changes;
  • Determines the number of drug and alcohol-related violations and fatalities that occur on the institution's campus (as defined in HEA Sec. 485(f)(6), see "Security Report (Including Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures), Timely Warnings, and Crime Log") or as part of the institution's activities, and are reported to campus officials;
  • Determines the number and type of sanctions that are imposed; and
  • Ensures that sanctions are consistently enforced.
    (See also related requirement in "Security Report (Including Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures), Timely Warnings, and Crime Log".)

Link to Information: Dean of Student's website and electronically through student email communications.

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Drug-Free Workplace

How Disclosed:

Distributed to each student and employee annually.

Office/Person Responsible: Human Resources; Dean of Students

A school that participates in the Campus-Based programs must take certain steps to provide a drug-free workplace, including

  • Establishing a drug-free awareness program to provide information to employees,
  • Distributing a notice to its employees of prohibited unlawful activities and the school’s planned actions against an employee who violates these prohibitions, and
  • Notifying the Department and taking appropriate action when it learns of an employee’s conviction under any criminal drug statute.

Link to information: Drug Free Workplace and on the Dean of Students website.

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Information for Crime Victims about Disciplinary Proceedings

How Disclosed:

Information provided to victim of crime.

Office/Person Responsible: Dean of Students;Public Safety

Institutions must, upon written request, disclose to the alleged victim of any crime of violence, or a nonforcible sex offense, the results of any disciplinary proceeding conducted by the institution against a student who is the alleged perpetrator of such crime or offense. If the alleged victim is deceased as a result of the crime or offense, the information shall be provided, upon request, to the next of kin of the alleged victim.

This provision applies to any disciplinary proceeding conducted by an institution on or after August 14, 2009.

Link to information: Available in the Public Safety Office and the Dean of Student's Office.

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Vaccination Policies

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media

Office/Person Responsible: Registrar

Institutions must make available to current and prospective students information about institutional policies regarding vaccinations.

Link to Information: Normandale Online Catalog and in the Registration Guide

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