September Compliance Reporting

Campus Security Act of 1990  

20 U.S.C. § 1092(a)(1) (O ) and § 1092 (f) (5) and 34 C.F.R. § 668.46 and § 668.41

The Campus Security Act requires colleges to report campus crime statistics and security measures to all students and employees by October 1 of each year. Crime statistics must be submitted to the Department of Education by October 15th of each year. 

Disclosure of Fire Safety Statistics and Safety Measures 

Section 485 of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008; 20 USC §1092(i)

The institution must annually report to the Department of Education statistics regarding any fires that may have occurred in campus housing by October 15th of each year. An annual report summarizing fire safety measures and procedures and fire statistics for campus housing must be made available to students and prospective students by October 1 of each year. 

Emergency Response Policies and Procedures as required by HEOA 2008 

Institutions are required to disclose emergency response policies and evacuation procedures in the annual security report, which must be available by October 1 of each year.

Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act  

Pub. L. No. 106-386 and 42 U.S.C. § 14071j and 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f)(1)(I)

Notification may be accomplished by adding a statement to the annual security report required by the Campus Security Act. Suggested deadline of October 1 of each year to coincide with Annual Security Report.  

General Provisions Relating to Student Assistance Programs (Program Participation Agreements): Financial Aid and Institutional Information  

20 U.S.C. §§ 1092(a) and 1094; 34 C.F.R. §§ 668.42 and 668.43 et seq

The institution must publish and make readily available to current and prospective students information on the entire Federal, State, local, private and institutional financial assistance programs available to students who enroll at the institution. Institutional information must also be made available as well. Students must receive annual notice of the availability of this information. No deadline specifically enumerated, but typically occurs before the end of September. 

Missing Student Notification Policy and Procedures 

20 USC §1092 (j)

Any institution participating in a Title IV federal student financial aid program that maintains on campus housing facilities must establish a missing student notification policy and related procedures for those students who live in on campus housing and who have been missing for 24 hours. Students must receive an annual notice of this policy and procedures. No deadline is specifically enumerated, but typically occurs before the end of September. 

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 

20 U.S.C. § 1011i and 34 C.F.R. § 86.100

The institution is required to annually distribute to students and employees the institution's standards of conduct with respect to illegal drugs and alcohol, a description of the applicable legal sanctions and health risks; as well as availability of drug and alcohol counseling available to employees and students. The disclosure must also include a statement on sanctions the institution will impose for violation of the standards of conduct. No deadline is specifically enumerated, but typically occurs before the end of September. 

Program Participation Agreements and IPEDS  

20 U.S.C. § 1094(a)(17); 34 C.F.R. § 100.6; 29 C.F.R. §§ 1602.48-50

As part of the program participation agreements signed in connection with financial aid, an institution must complete surveys conducted as a part of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) or any other Federal postsecondary institution data collection effort, as designated by the Secretary, in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the Secretary. Filing the required IPEDS forms also fulfills certain reporting requirements under Titles VI and VII and the ADA. The Fall data collection typically opens in September and closes in October. 

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