Lehigh University takes campus safety very seriously. Students, staff, and faculty are partners in creating an atmosphere that is safe and encourages learning. The university has a full police department, police and student bike patrols, an extensive campus emergency telephone system, walking escorts, shuttle buses, and a magnetic card system to enter residence halls.
University Police produces an Annual Security Report which is available to all students, employees and applicants for admission. It provides information on education, prevention, housing safety, policies and safety tips, as well as the TRACS (Take a Ride Around Campus Safely) van service schedule. Additional detailed information on campus security is distributed to each student and staff member in the Lehigh handbook and in residence life publications.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery law), codified as 20 USC 1092(f) as part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose both timely specific information and annual summary information about campus crimes and security policies.
In accordance with Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Lehigh University is complying with this law by providing information about crimes on or around campus.
Crime information is disclosed on the Lehigh University Police Department Crime Log and Safety Bulletin web pages.