Timely Warning or Emergency Notification? Key Distinctions and Common Principles
JULY 08, 2019
The Clery Act requires two
types of campus alerts—emergency notifications and timely warnings —to help keep
students, staff, and faculty informed about threats to their safety and health.
Failure to comply with Clery Act campus alert requirements can result in a
hefty fine from the Department of Education (ED). Learning to discern between the
two alerts can help when developing your institution’s policies and procedures
for Clery Act compliance. It’s
also important to understand when and why each alert should be issued.