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Annual Security Report and Policy Statement

The Annual Security Report (ASR) is compiled in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which was enacted by the United States Congress and signed into law by President George Bush in 1990. The purpose of this report is to relay pertinent Clery crime data to the campus community and its’ constituents (e.g., to provide general information regarding campus safety and security; to aid in the cooperative effort of creating a safer campus; to inform members of the community of institutional policies concerning campus security.). Each fall semester, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students sends the ASR via email to the campus community, including all students and staff. The ASR can be found at the following web address: https://www.uwlax.edu/Student-Life/Annual-Security- Report/. You may request a hard copy of the ASR during normal business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) by visiting the Student Life Office in 149 Graff Main Hall at 1725 State Street, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Information for this report is gathered by the Student Life Office through cooperation from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) Police Department (UWL PD), the City of La Crosse Police Department, the UWL Office of Residence Life, and the UWL Student Life Violence Prevention Officer. The Student Life Office compiles data obtained from police reports produced by University Police, incident reports generated from Residence Life and Student Life, and reporting data from the Violence Prevention Officer. In order to provide the most accurate statistics, it is requested that victims of and witnesses to Clery Law crimes and violations report them to personnel of the units/agencies above. All personal information will remain confidential for this report. Clery Law violations are defined as the following:

  • Murder & Non-negligent manslaughter
  • Negligent Manslaughter
  • Forcible Sex Offenses
  • Non-forcible Sex Offenses
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Burglary
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Arson
  • Weapons Law Violations
  • Drug Law Violations
  • Liquor Law Violations

For more information on the Clery Act, please see the U.S. Department of Education’s Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting at: https://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/handbook.pdf 

Below you will find UW-La Crosse's Annual Security Report. This report will provide you with information on the safety and security of the UW-La Crosse campus. It details policies and procedures for reporting crimes, safety and security policies and procedures, fire safety information, and other important safety and security information to assist maintain a safer campus community. Campus crime data is also detailed for your information. If you have questions about this report, or would like to obtain a paper copy of the report, please contact the Student Life Office at 608.785.8062.

PDF: Annual Security Report

Past reports