Campus Security Authorities

A Campus Security Authority (CSA) is an individual that is designated to receive and report criminal incidents that occur within Clery geography pertaining to any of these defined areas: 1) on-campus; 2) noncampus building or property and 3) on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The CSA is to report any criminal incidents to the Department of Public Safety so that they may be included and published in the University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report as required by the Clery Act.

Who are CSAs?

The Clery Act defines a CSA as any of the following categories:

1. Officials with significant responsiblity for student and campus activities 

2. A campus police or security department 

3. Any individual or individuals who have responsibility for campus security 

4. Individuals or offices designated to receive crime reports

What do CSAs do?

The function of a campus security authority is to report allegations of crimes that are reported to them in their capacity as a CSA. 

The Clery Center CSA Training Video


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