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 Campus Security Authority, also known as CSA, is defined as an official of an institution who has significant responsibility for student and campus activities or monitoring university property, or, an individual who a student could reasonably believe has the authority or responsibility. As part of this designation, CSA's are obligated to report allegations of Clery Act crimes that are reported to them in their capacity as a CSA. This definition includes but is not limited to, persons holding the following positions or roles at NKU.

  • Presidents, Vice Provosts, Deans, Department Chairs and Directors
  • Assistant and Associate Vice Presidents, and Assistant and Associate Vice Provosts
  • Resident Assistants/Advisors
  • Employees in the Athletics Department
  •  Employees of Parking Services
  • Employees of the Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Employees in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Employees in Norse Violence Prevention
  • Title IX Coordinator(s) and Deputy Title IX Coordinator(s)
  • Any employee in a supervisory or management role
  • Any faculty member responsible for supervising any activities or programs that include direct contact with students outside the classroom (this includes faculty advisors)
  • Employees of the NKU Police Department

CSA's are not responsible for investigating crimes, CSA's are only responsible for reporting crimes by completing the Campus Security Authority Incident Form or by calling University Police at (859) 572-5500. 

Exemptions regarding CSAs: When a professional licenced mental health counselor, pastoral counselor and any other licenced counselor is functioning in those capacities, they are not considered CSAs.