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September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM)

In 2008, National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) was unanimously approved by Congress to encourage a public conversation on important topics in violence prevention at our nation’s colleges and universities.

Our role with NCSAM at Clery Center has been simple: to develop free programs and resources that promote campus safety. Each year we choose a relevant theme, then work to spread awareness, inform institutional policy, and effect change.

Learn more about this year’s theme and connect to the resources below.


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Make it National Campus Safety Awareness Month all year long by supporting Clery Center’s mission!

Don’t allow cost, capacity, or red tape to be the reason any school doesn’t do more to keep students safe. Your donations support free and low-cost trainings, resources, and guidance to help schools all over the country through some of their most challenging safety concerns — like how to alert the campus community about an active shooter and how to prevent sexual violence.

Together, we can make a difference. Donate today and support safer campuses. Thank you!

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NCSAM 2022 Virtual Summit: Partners in Progress

Clery Center’s 2022 NCSAM Summit will bring together campus safety practitioners and higher education leaders from around the country to discuss how progress is best made when collaboration with partners takes place. Whether within your own institution or working with external community organizations, partnership enables collaboration, leveraging of skills, and idea generation to collectively make change happen.

This year’s virtual summit offers insight and experience through one on one interviews, panels, and roundtable conversations as well as networking opportunities for attendees to begin cultivating their own partnerships.

As with all of our National Campus Safety Awareness Month events and resources, the summit will be completely free. Registration is required. 

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Become a Sponsor!

Interested in becoming a NCSAM or Clery Center sponsor? Contact [email protected] with the subject line: Sponsorship.

NCSAM Content Usage Guidelines

As a national nonprofit, Clery Center strives to make many of its resources and programs free of cost and available to the public. If you would like to use or share any of these resources, please read our usage guidelines.