Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University is committed to campus security and safety and recognizes this as an important issue in postsecondary education. The U.S. Department of Education adopted the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, commonly referred to as the Clery Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act), to provide students nationwide with a safe environment in which to learn and keeping students, parents and employees well informed about campus security.
In order to comply with the Clery Act, KCAD's annual Campus Crime Awareness –Safety Fire Report is now available. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or properties owned or controlled by KCAD; and on the public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the KCAD campus. This report also includes Hate Crime reporting and Fire Statistics reporting. A copy of this report may be obtained here: 2014 Clery Act Report 09-01-2015.pdf
The Kendall campus community, including students, employees and guests, should report criminal incidents, accidents, and other emergencies that occur on campus or on any off-campus building or property, by dialing 911 to reach an emergency dispatchers or to the Kendall Administration by dialing (616) 451-2787. For any Clery Act reportable crimes that happen at any off-campus building or property, Kendall will be notified by the Grand Rapids Police Department.
Confidential reports of crime may be made to the Professional Counselor by calling (616) 451-2787 ext. 1136. The confidential information will be used to investigate the reported criminal or suspicious activity and to make the campus community a safer place to live, work and receive an education. Confidential reports of crime may be used for the purposes of inclusion in the annual disclosure of crime statistics.
For additional information about Clery Act compliance, reporting crime and other emergencies, security on campus and security related policies, please see 2014 Annual Security and Fire Report.pdf