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Clery Act

Frequently Asked Questions

What are clery crimes?

Clery crimes consist of the following offenses, separated by category:

1) Criminal Offenses: Criminal Homicide including Murder, Non-Negligent Manslaughter and Manslaughter by Negligence; Sexual Assault including Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory Rape; Robbery; Aggravated Assault; Burglary: Motor Vehicle Theft; and Arson;

2) Hate Crimes: Any Category 1 criminal offenses, Larceny-Theft, Simple Assault, Intimidation or Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property if the offense was motivated by bias;

3) VAWA Offenses: Domestic Violence; Dating Violence; and Stalking; and

4) Arrests and Referrals for Disciplinary Action: Weapons Law Violations; Drug Law Violations; and Liquor Law Violations.

what is clery geography?

Clery geography consists of three categories, defined as follows:

1) On-Campus: any building or property owned or controlled by UTA within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by UTA in direct support of, or in a manner related to, UTA’s educational purposes, including residence halls (this also includes any building or property in this geographic area that may be owned by UTA yet controlled by another, and is frequently used by students and supports UTA’s purposes, i.e. a food vendor or retail vendor);

2) Public Property: All public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within UTA’s campus or immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus;

3) Non-Campus: Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization officially recognized by UTA (Note--UTA does not have this type of Non-Campus property), or any building or property owned or controlled by UTA that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, UTA’s educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the campus.