CSA Training, Reporting and Resources

If you'd like to find out if you are a CSA, contact Clery Compliance Professional, Kelly Magnuson at kmagnuson@mso.umt.edu or UM Police Chief Brad Giffin at brad.giffin@mso.umt.edu.

Clery Crime Definitions

A list of Clery Act Crime Definitions can be found here for reference.

Who is a CSA?

The 2016 Clery Handbook identifies four groups of individuals and organizations associated with an institution as Campus Security Authorities:

  1. A campus police department or a campus security department of an institution.

  2. Any individual(s) who have responsibility for monitoring access into a building but who do not constitute a campus police department or a campus security department.
  • Examples: Special event staff, parking enforcement
  1. Any individual or organization specified in an institution's statement of campus security policy as an individual or organization to which students and employees should report criminal offenses.
  • Examples: Title IX Coordinator, University Police
  1. An official of an institution who has significant responsibility for student and campus activities, including, but not limited to, student housing, student discipline and campus judicial proceedings.
  • Examples:
    • Director of Residence Life
    • Director of Greek life
    • Residential life staff (including resident assistants)
    • Director of athletics
    • Team coaches
    • Student discipline officials, student judicial affairs officials, student conduct, VP of Student Affairs
    • Officials who oversee a student center
    • Officials who oversee student extracurricular activities
    • Faculty and Staff advisors to student groups/organizations

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