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. 

  • Northern Kentucky University Police officer and staff
  • Any employee in a supervisory or management role 
  • Director of Athletics
  • All athletic coaches
  • Faculty advisors
  • Student resident advisors or assistants
  • Students who monitor the dormitories
  • Vice Presidents, Department Chairs, and Directors
  • Assistant or Associate Vice Presidents, Deans, and Provost

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.