5.4.1 Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act

A. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to provide for compliance with and implementation of the Federal Student Right-to-Know Act, concerning reporting of graduation rates to current and prospective students, and the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act, mandating reporting of security policies and crime statistics to students, employees, and the U. S. Department of Education.

B. Policy and Procedures

In compliance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (the Act), U. T. Tyler collects specified information on campus crime statistics, campus security policies, and institutional completion or graduation rates.

This law requires timely reports to the campus community on crimes considered to be a threat to students and employees and reported to the campus police or local police agencies. U. T. Tyler will publish and distribute an annual report of campus security policies and crime statistics to all current students and employees and provide copies of the report to applicants for enrollment or employment upon request. The annual campus crime statistics report will reference crimes which occur on property owned or controlled by U. T. Tyler. Pursuant to the federal law, alleged victims of violent crime are entitled to know the results of campus student disciplinary proceedings concerning the alleged perpetrators.

U. T. Tyler calculates and discloses institutional completion or graduation rates to all prospective and current students annually.

Prior to the offer of athletics-related student aid to a potential student athlete, U. T. Tyler will provide information on graduation rates specified by the Act to the prospective student and to the student’s parents and coach.

C. Responsibilities

The Vice President of Business Affairs is responsible for this policy.

D. Review

This policy shall be reviewed every five years by the following stakeholders:

Chief of Police

Registrar

Director of Athletics

Director of Institutional Compliance

ORIGINALLY APPROVED:  12/01/2001

LAST AMENDED:  04/22/2009