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Clery Geography

The Clery Act requires institutions to disclose Clery crime statistics annually based on the location of the crime. These categories of property designations are known as “Clery Geography.” 

On Campus

“any building or property owned or controlled by an institution of higher education within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution’s educational purposes, including student halls; and property within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).” – Clery Act

Public Property 

“all public property that is within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution, such as a sidewalk, a street, other thoroughfare, or parking facility, and is adjacent to a facility owned or controlled by the institution if the facility is used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to the institution’s educational purposes." – Clery Act

Non-Campus 

"Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization recognized by the institution; and any building or property (other than a branch campus) owned or controlled by an institution of higher education that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution’s educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.” – Clery Act

Separate Campus

"a separate location that the institution owns or controls, is not reasonable geographically contiguous with the main campus, has an organized program of study, and there is at least one person on site acting in an administrative capacity." – Clery Act

- Palm Desert Campus is an example