Mountwest is committed to providing the campus community and visitors with the safest and most secure environment possible. Mountwestencourages campus community members to remain aware of personal safety and work cooperatively with the campus to ensure the security of all. The MountwestDepartment of Public Safety follows all applicable state and federal reporting laws to ensure a safe campus required by the Crime Awareness and Campus Act better known as the “Clery Act” which is contained in section 485 of the higher education act, codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092.
The Mountwest Department of Public Safety collects selected crime statistics, prepares an annual safety report, and makes this report available prominently on the MountwestDepartment of Public Safety website not later than 1 October annually. Data is collected from College Police logs, Campus Security Authorities and local police in jurisdictions that adjoin our campuses or where the College conducts off-campus classes and activities.