Certain crimes reported to campus authorities (campus police/security, officials with significant responsibility for campus and student activities such as RAs and Deans, anyone crimes are directed to be reported to) and local police as occurring on-campus (which includes a subset for on-campus student housing facilities), on public property within and immediately adjacent to campus, and non-campus properties such as houses operated by officially recognized student organizations must be disclosed for the prior three calendar years. Crimes reported in the context of a privileged communication, such as with a licensed mental health counselor are exempt. The specific crimes are -
Institutions must also separately report arrests and institutional disciplinary referrals for -
Additionally, institutions must separately report if any of the main Clery crimes or theft, simple assault, intimidation, and destruction, damage, or vandalism of property was a hate crime. Crimes must be reported by their category of bias or biases which are race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity and disability. The 2013 amendments specifically add national origin and gender identity. Institutions are expected to make a "good faith" effort to comply with these new requirements for calendar year 2013 statistics. For additional information on these new requirements please see the summary of the Campus SaVE Act.
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