Clery Center Campus Safety Impact Award

Clery Center is pleased to announce our new Campus Safety Impact Award. The award highlights a program or initiative at an institution of higher education that demonstrates innovation, collaboration, and equity in enhancing safety on campus. Entries can include a longstanding or recently developed program or initiative that contributes to creating safer campus communities. All nominated programs/initiatives must have been implemented at an institution of higher education at any point between 2018-2023.

Clery Center, in partnership with the Center’s National Advisory Council, will assess the entries according to how they address each of the following criteria:

  • Demonstration of significant impact in one or more of the following: reducing violence or harm, increasing access to or awareness of resources, enhancing feelings of safety, or improving policies and procedures related to safety
  • Relevance to Clery Center’s mission of creating safer campuses
  • Collaboration with cross-campus and/or off-campus partners
  • Innovation in developing new approaches to meet the evolving needs of the community
  • Commitment to advancing equity and inclusion

Entries can be submitted by an individual directly involved in the nominated program/initiative or someone who is familiar with it. The individual responsible for implementing the program will be contacted to provide additional information.

2023 Timeline:

  • May 25 – July 14: Application open for entries
  • July 14 – August 11: Applications reviewed
  • September 14: The Clery Center Campus Safety Impact Award will be presented at the National Campus Safety Awareness Month Virtual Summit and the work of the recipients will be highlighted during the event.

 The application is now closed for 2023.