Report 2017-032 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2017-032: Clery Act Requirements and Crime Reporting: Compliance Continues to Challenge California's Colleges and Universities (Release Date: May 2018)

Recommendation #10 To: University, California State

To ensure that its campuses include all necessary policy disclosures in their annual security reports, the CSU Chancellor's Office should revise its systemwide annual security report template by August 2018 so that it directs its campuses to specifically include each of the policies that the Clery Act and federal regulations require.

6-Month Agency Response

The Chancellor's Office has revised its systemwide annual security report template which directs campuses to specifically include each of the policies that the Clery Act and federal regulations require. The template was distributed and posted online on November 9, 2018.

  • Completion Date: November 2018
  • Response Date: November 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

The CSU Chancellor's Office has provided additional direction to its campuses that, if followed, should ensure they include all required policy disclosures in their annual security reports. This direction includes an Action Item Guide that directs campuses to ensure their policy disclosures are current and a checklist that outlines every required policy disclosure for fiscal year 2018-19.


60-Day Agency Response

A team led by the Chancellor's Office Clery subject matter expert is evaluating, in detail, the comments included in the audit report to identify where and how we will modify the CSU annual security report template by August 2018. Once it's completed, we will provide the template to the campuses and direct them to include the required information when preparing their annual security reports.

  • Estimated Completion Date: August 2018
  • Response Date: June 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2017-032

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.