Clery Act Overview

Human Resources

Clery Act Overview

  • Category Human Resources
  • Authors Alison Kiss
  • Variants
    1. Full Course - 24 minutes
      This version is designed for college and university staff.

This course provides college and university staff with an overview of the Clery Act. This course is designed to provide historical information about this federal legislation and educate college staff about the legal requirements mandated by the Clery Act. This course will cover the importance of the Clery Act, different categories of required reporting, the elements of the Annual Security Report, and timely warning and emergency notifications. The content in this course was designed with care and sensitivity; however, some may find certain topics personally upsetting, especially for survivors of sexual abuse or assault. If you feel the need to talk with someone, please contact your Human Resources Administrator or a related resource in your community.

Expert Authors

Alison Kiss

Alison Kiss, M. S., is the Executive Director of The Clery Center for Security on Campus. She was instrumental in the development and implementation of curricula for the Safe On Campus Peer Education Program and for the Victim Support Services Module of the Clery Act Training Program. Ms. Kiss also applied her direct service crisis counseling skills to create policies and procedures for the Clery Center’s Victim Advocacy. She has contributed and appeared in major media outlets, including CNN, NBC Today, CBS Early Show, Time Magazine, and FOX News. She also served as a member of the National Attorneys General Task Force on School and Campus Safety.