As required by Article 129-A of the New York State Education Law, Nyack College maintains a President’s Advisory Committee on Campus Security. The committee is appointed by the president and comprised of a minimum of six members, at least half of which are female: one-third of the committee are students, one-third being faculty, and one-third being administrators.

The committee meets during the year to review current campus security policies and procedures and makes recommendations for their improvements. It specifically reviews current policies and procedures for:

A. educating the campus community about sexual assault

B. educating about personal safety and crime prevention

C. reporting sexual assaults and dealing with victims during investigations

D. referring complaints to appropriate authorities

E. counseling victims, and

F. responding to inquiries from concerned persons

The committee reports in writing to the president on its findings and recommendations at least once each academic year; the report is available upon request.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C. §1092(f) and section 6433 of New York State Education Law, Nyack College’s campus crime statistics can be found on the Nyack College Web site at (“crime statistics” from the right column of selections). You may also call the Director of Auxiliary Services at (646) 378-6185 to obtain a hard copy of Nyack’s campus crime statistics.  The copy will be mailed to the individual requesting the report within 10 days of the request.

In compliance with section 6434 of the New York State Education Law, Nyack College has implemented a plan providing for the investigation of any violent felony offense occurring at or on the premises of Nyack College and providing for the investigation of a report of any missing student. These plans provide for the coordination of the investigation of such crimes and reports with local law enforcement agencies. Such plans include but are not limited to written agreements with appropriate local law enforcement agencies providing for the prompt investigation of such crimes and reports.