The Catholic University of America

Director of Residence Life Responsibilities

The Campus Security Act of 1990

Summary of the Law:
This law requires all campus security authorities to report crimes on campus to the Department of Public Safety. CUA's definition of campus security authorities includes all employees of the university, including student employees, who work in a position where they control or monitor access to some part of campus. Employees required by law to report crimes include Residence Hall Security Assistants, Resident Assistants and Area Coordinators on duty.

Responsibilities:

  • Report any crimes to the Department of Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Make sure other campus security authorities under your purview are aware of their duty to report crimes on campus.

Resources:

  • Guidelines for reporting crimes on campus

Policies Related to Director of Residence Life

Student Records
Guest Visitation in Residence Halls