In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, the Tennessee College and University Security Information Act, and the Fire Safety Right-to-Know provisions of the 2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act, Vanderbilt University publishes an annual report to provide information on security-related services offered by the university.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information related to university-wide security and safety, including related policies, procedures and crime statistics. The report also describes fire safety systems, policies and procedures for on-campus student housing facilities and residence hall fire statistics.
In addition, the report provides information about Vanderbilt’s Drugs and Alcohol Policy, which requires faculty and staff to comply with federal, state and local laws relating to alcohol, narcotics and other drugs on campus and during certain off-campus activities. Information about the employee assistance program and other campus resources for those seeking help for drug and alcohol abuse is in the report as well.
The report also sets forth information pertaining to the university’s policies and procedures regarding sexual assault, stalking and dating and domestic violence, including information regarding making reports to law enforcement and to the university’s Title IX coordinator. The report also contains information regarding prevention and awareness programs (including bystander intervention), confidentiality, disciplinary procedures and resources for those impacted by sexual assault, stalking and dating and domestic violence.
The 2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report will be available by Sept. 29. An online version of the report is on the Vanderbilt University Police Department website, or a paper copy may be obtained from the department at 2800 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37212.