2020 Campus Policies, Safety, and Security Message
June 16, 2020
Dear Westminster Community:
Westminster College takes your safety and security seriously and sends out this information to make all faculty, staff, and students aware of its content at the start of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters after the add/drop deadline and within a timely period upon new employment here. I encourage you to read this information and visit the relevant links.
Westminster's Student Handbook can be found online. This document contains important college policies and procedures related to students, and students are responsible for what it includes. It contains a great deal of information for employees as well and will answer a number of questions both students and employees may have. The handbook includes the information for Westminster's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (DAAPP), which is also important for all members of the Westminster community, as it discusses the prohibition of drug use on campus and misuse of alcohol on campus for students, faculty, and staff. The handbook also includes the college's discipline for violations of drugs and alcohol policies for students and employees and the Student Code of Conduct (rules and regulations), security and retention information, important contacts for students, and academic information.
Contact the Dean of Students Office in Shaw if you would prefer a printed version of the Student Handbook or the DAAPP.
Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report
Westminster College shares the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report each year by October 1, for the prior calendar year. Westminster chooses to distribute this report to all current students and employees by posting it online.
In accordance with the Clery Act, the report's contents include all the crime and safety statistics for the previous calendar year. In addition, this document contains important information about college policies and resources related to safety, as well as the means for reporting crimes on campus.
The Missing Residential Student Policy is found within the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report (usually around page 35).
For questions or concerns regarding the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report, contact Tony Russell, director of campus security, or Bri Buckley, director of campus safety.
A paper copy of the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report will be provided upon request. Come to the Dean of Students Office directly (or email firstname.lastname@example.org) for a paper version.
Emergency Management Plan
Westminster College also would like everyone to be aware of the Emergency Management Plan. Again, please contact the Dean of Students Office directly should you like a paper copy of the document.
- Title IX Policy—Sexual Assault, Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment, Gender-Based Discrimination, and Interpersonal Violence
- Equal Opportunity Policy—Preventing and Addressing Discrimination and Harassment Based on Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Disability, and Other Protected Categories
I would also like to remind you of the sex offender listing in the Westminster area. Visit the listing and check the box in the middle of the page that you agree to the terms and conditions. On the next page, click the "search for offenders in your area" box, type in Westminster's address (1840 South 1300 East, SLC, UT 84105), and you can then expand the search from 0.25 miles to 2 miles, or search for specific names.
Karnell McConnell-Black, Ed.D.
Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students