University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Annual Notification of Safety Report, Policies, and Procedures

University Policy Notice/Code of Student Life

2011 Annual Security Report:
The University of North Dakota (UND) compiles and publishes policies related to campus and public safety, and statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes occurring on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by UND; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The Annual Security Report for the 2011 calendar year is available online at The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the 2011 calendar year will be available before October 1, 2012. For a paper copy, please contact the UND Police Department, PO Box 9035, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9035, call (701) 777-3491, or see

UND Police Department:

The UND Police Department is the law enforcement agency for the University, and its mission is to protect lives and property, maintain order, prevent crimes, receive and investigate reports of crime, and provide other law enforcement services. Contact and other information:

UND Police Department
3851 Campus Road, Mail Stop 9035
Grand Forks, ND  58202-9035
(701) 777-3491

UND Code of Student Life:
General university policies and notices for students are published in the Code of Student Life, online at A paper copy is available by contacting (701) 777-2724 or (701) 777-2664.

Drug-Free Schools:
Appendix V of the Code of Student Life articulates University expectations of students to comply with federal, state, and local laws and ordinances related to alcohol and other drugs. Continued or abusive use of alcohol and other drugs has health consequences. The University Counseling Center provides substance use evaluation and counseling. Violations of alcohol or other drug policies will be addressed by the University, including through sanctions as noted in Section 2-VI of the Code.

Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) mandates that students who are receiving federal financial aid and who have a conviction of any offense involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs lose federal aid eligibility. Information about the collection of conviction-related information, consequences, and methods of regaining eligibility are located in Appendix IIIb of the Code of Student Life.

Missing Student Protocol and Emergency Contact:
The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) mandates a protocol applying to on-campus resident students who may be reported as missing for 24 hours or more. UND will investigate any report of a missing UND student residing on-campus (residence halls, University Place and University apartments) and take appropriate action to ensure all notification and actions comply with legal mandates. Investigation of such reports will be initiated immediately by UPD and local law enforcement. Procedures are governed by federal and state laws, and local ordinance, as well as internal standard operating practices. The Missing Student Protocol is found within the Annual Security Report.

Directory Information:
The University of North Dakota may publically release directory information regarding UND students. Students have the right to request that directory information not be made public. The form to restrict directory information is available under “Forms to Print,” online at Directory information is defined in Section 8-2-a of the Code of Student Life.

Disclosure of University of North Dakota Graduation Rates:
The University of North Dakota graduation rate information is available online at A paper copy of this report is also available by calling the Office of the Registrar at (701) 777-2711.

Policies and Procedures:
The North Dakota University System is governed by the State Board of Higher Education, whose policies and procedures can be found at

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