Clery Act

Clery Act Crime Definitions CSA Incident Report Form Annual Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (“Clery Act”) is a consumer protection law that aims to provide transparency around campus crime policy and statistic

Pursuant to the Clery Act, UMBC is required to compile and publish crime statistics and policies annually. This annual report must include statistics of specified crimes reported to Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) that occurred on or near campus and on University controlled or affiliated property, which can be viewed at

CSAs are designated employees, students, and volunteers “who have significant responsibility for student and campus activities, including, but not limited to, student housing, student discipline, and campus judicial proceedings.” The CSA must document all disclosures made in good faith on the CSA Incident Report Form in a timely manner.

The University is required to disclose statistics for the following:

  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Rape
  • Fondling
  • Incest
  • Statutory Rape
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Burglary
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Arson
  • Hate Crimes (any of the above motivated by bias)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dating Violence
  • Stalking
  • Any of the Criminal Offenses listed above motivated by bias, or the following crimes only if motivated by bias:
    • Theft
    • Simple Assault
    • Intimidation
    • Vandalism
  • The categories of bias include the victim’s actual or perceived:
    • Race
    • Religion
    • Gender
    • Gender Identity
    • Sexual Orientation
    • Ethnicity
    • National Origin
    • Disability
  • Drug Abuse Violations
  • Liquor Law Violations
  • Weapons Law Violations


Clery Compliance Coordinator
Sara Molsberry
(410) 455-3673