On-Campus Property

Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution’s educational purposes, including residence halls; and

On-campus definition citation 34 CFR 668.46(a)

Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).

The first part of this definition states that, for Clery reporting purposes, your campus includes buildings and properties that meet all of the following criteria:

  • Your institution owns or controls them;
  • They are reasonably contiguous to one another; and
  • They directly support or relate to the institution’s educational purposes.

Controlled by means that your institution rents, leases or has some other type of written agreement (including an informal one, such as a letter or an e-mail) for a building or property, or a portion of a building or property