Consequences for Non-Compliance with the Clery Act

Possible consequences for an institution’s non-compliance with the Clery Act include:

  • A suspension or limiting of the institutions Title IV funding;
  • The Department of Education may issue a civil fine up to $35,000 per violation;
  • The institution may suffer reputational loss due to negative media attention;
  • Failure to comply with the Clery Act can be used in various litigation matters.