The University of Georgia’s annual Safe and Secure report for the campus community has been produced by the University’s Police Department, Office of Legal Affairs, Student Affairs division, Human Resources office, and Marketing & Communications office. 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 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 2015, 2016 and 2017.
If you have suggestions about points that should be included in future reports, or to request a paper copy, please call the Marketing & Communications office at 706‑542‑8090. If you have concerns about campus security issues, call one of the following depending on your location:
- If you are located on or near UGA’s main campus in Athens-Clarke County, contact the UGA Police Department at 706‑542‑5813, or call 911 in the case of an emergency. 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 you are located on or near UGA’s Griffin Campus in Griffin, Georgia, contact the UGA Police Department at 706‑542‑5813. You can also contact the City of Griffin Police Department at 770‑229‑6450, or call 911 in the case of an emergency.
- If you are located on or near UGA’s Gwinnett Campus in Gwinnett County, Georgia, contact the UGA Police Department at 706‑542‑5813. You can also contact the Gwinnett County Police Department at 770‑513‑5000, or call 911 in the case of an emergency.
- If you are located on or near UGA’s Tifton Campus in Tifton, Georgia, contact the UGA Police Department at 706‑542‑5813. You can also contact the City of Tifton Police Department at 229‑382‑3132, 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. In addition to the afore-referenced categories, the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation as found at: http://eoo.uga.edu/policies/non-discriminationanti-harassment-policy. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to the Director of the Equal Opportunity Office (EOO), 119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building, 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 Marketing & Communications office at 706‑542‑8090.
University of Georgia Administration
Jere W. Morehead
E. Janyce Dawkins
EOO Director and Title IX Coordinator
Vice President for Marketing and Communications
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Ryan A. Nesbit
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Michael M. Raeber
Victor K. Wilson
Vice President for Student Affairs