Safe & Secure

Annual Fire Safety and Security Report
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The University of Georgia’s annual Safe and Secure report for the campus community is produced by the University’s Police Department, Office of Legal Affairs, Division of Student Affairs, Division of Human Resources, and Division of Marketing and Communications. It includes policies and statistics as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”) and other federal law and includes the University of Georgia’s Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs. The University of Georgia (“UGA” or the “University”) has published on-campus crime statistics since 1969.

 This report relates crimes as reported by the University of Georgia Police Department, the Athens-Clarke County Police, and other local law enforcement agencies at off-campus locations occupied or used primarily by students and provides information about the number of reports of alcohol, drug, and weapons violations referred to the UGA Office of Student Conduct during 2019, 2020 and 2021. The information in this report can also be found online.

If you have suggestions about information that should be included in future reports, or to request a paper copy, please call the Division of Marketing & Communications at 706-542-2200 or send an email to If you have concerns about campus security issues, call one of the following, depending on your location:

  •  If the event of concern is located on UGA’s main campus in Athens-Clarke County, contact the UGA Police Department at 706-542-2200, or call 911 in case of an emergency. If the event of concern is off-campus, or if you would like more information about crime statistics for the off-campus areas of Athens-Clarke County, call the Athens-Clarke County Police Department at 706-613-3330.
  •  If the event of concern is located on UGA’s Griffin Campus in Griffin, Georgia, contact the UGA Police Department at 706-542-2200. You can also contact the City of Griffin Police Department at 770-229-6450, or call 911 in the case of an emergency.
  •  If the event of concern is located on UGA’s Gwinnett Campus in Gwinnett County, Georgia, contact the UGA Police Department at 706-542-2200. You can also contact the Gwinnett County Police Department at 770-513-5000, or call 911 in the case of an emergency.
  •  If the event of concern is located on UGA’s Tifton Campus in Tifton, Georgia, contact the Police Department of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, which borders the UGA Tifton campus, at 229-391-5060. You can also contact the City of Tifton Police Department at 229-382-3132, the UGA Police Department at 706-542-5813, or call 911 in the case of an emergency.

This report is intended to provide a general description of the University’s security arrangements. It is not intended to serve, and should not be viewed, as a contractual agreement between the University and the recipient. Security procedures are subject to change without notice.

 The University of Georgia is a unit of the University System of Georgia. The University of Georgia is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Institution. In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Sections 503, 504, and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the University of Georgia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; its admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other University-administered programs; or employment.

The Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (NDAH) Policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), sexual orientation, and gender identity as found here. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to the Director of the Equal Opportunity Office (EOO), 278 Brooks Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1622, (706-542-7912 (V/TDD). The EOO Director serves as the University’s ADA/504 and Title IX Coordinator. If you have a disability and need assistance to obtain this information in an alternate format, please contact the Division of Marketing and Communications at 706-542-8090. 

University of Georgia Administration

Jere W. Morehead

Qiana N. Wilson
EOO Director and Title IX Coordinator

Kathy R. Pharr
Chief of Staff and Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Tamara Freeman
Interim Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Ryan A. Nesbit
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Michael M. Raeber
General Counsel

Victor K. Wilson
Vice President for Student Affairs

Dan Silk
Chief of the University Police Department