This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, section 485 of the Higher Education Act, codified at 20 U.S.C. 1092 (f)).  This is a federal law requiring colleges and universities that receive Title IV funding to notify students and employees, of the publication of the Annual Security Report (ASR).  The ASR include statistics from the preceding three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University (if applicable), and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, issuance of timely warnings, sexual misconduct, interpersonal violence, and personal safety.

Universities with on-campus student housing are also required to comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) provisions regarding fire safety. The HEOA of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-315), signed into law on August 14, 2008, amends the Higher Education Act of 1965. The act is codified within 20 USC §1092 (i) and published as 34 CFR 668.49, Institutional Fire Safety Policies and Fire Statistics. The fire report includes UAH’s fire reporting statistics and policies

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report is available on the UAH Police Department website at:

The Fire Safety Report is available at:

If you would like to receive a hard copy of either or both reports, you may go to the UAH Police Department during normal business hours, Monday – Friday and submit a request.  



Michael R. Snellgrove
Assistant Vice President for Public Safety and 
Chief of Police
The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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