Timely Warnings are designed to provide notification regarding certain crimes which present a serious or continuing threat to the campus community. The occurrence of Clery reportable crimes on-campus or on non-campus property immediately adjacent to or accessible from campus may trigger a Timely Warning. Such crimes include:
In order to trigger a Timely Warning, the crime in question must present a serious and continuing threat to the campus community. University Police will examine the facts surrounding each eligible crime to determine, on a case-by-case basis, if such a threat exists. Factors to be examined include, but are not limited to:
If deemed appropriate, a Timely Warning will be issued to allow community members to take steps to protect themselves. Timely Warnings may also seek information that may lead to the arrest and conviction of the offender.
The University Police will notify the campus community immediately upon confirmation of a significant emergency or dangerous situation involving an immediate threat to the health or safety of students or employees occurring on campus.