Provides strategies and tools that universities may find helpful to leverage in order to ensure compliance with the Clery Act. Resources included in the kit are: a best practices webinar entitled "Clery Act and Critical Communications for Higher ED"; a downloadable guide called "The Clery Act’s Emergency Communications Requirements: Five Steps to Compliance"; and an experts discussion about the Clery Act's emergency communications requirement.
Cover topics related to the Clery Act, including: what it is and why it is important to universities; Timely Warnings vs. Emergency Notifications; emergency notification process requirements and best practices; the MIT System; and Emergency Notification Program Assessment Gap Analysis Tool.
Focuses on helping youth experiencing homelessness succeed in college. The tip sheet highlights best practices for supporting these students from institutions across the country. The transition from secondary to postsecondary education can be challenging for any student, but especially for youth who have histories of trauma, mobility, and lack of family support.