Advisory Committee on Campus
Each campus committee consists of a minimum of six members, at
least half of whom are female; one-third of the committee is
appointed by the Student Government of each campus, one-third is
faculty members appointed by the faculty organization on each
campus, and one-third is selected by the President of the
University or his designee. The chair is the Chief Student Affairs
Officer on each campus or their designee.
The committee reviews current campus security policies and
procedures and makes recommendations for their improvement. The
committee specifically reviews current policies and procedures for:
- Educating the campus community, including Public Safety
personnel and those persons who advise or supervise students about
- Educating the campus community about personal safety and crime
- Reporting sexual assaults and dealing with victims during
- Referring complaints to the appropriate authorities.
- Counseling victims.
- Responding to inquiries from concerned persons.
Distribution of Security
In addition to this online guide, students may request a printed
copy of this information. Information regarding campus security
procedures can also be found in the the Human Resources Policy
Manual and in Chapter Six of the Online Student Handbook. Campus
security procedures are also addressed during the Summer
Orientation for new students and for employees during orientation
sessions for new employees.
Members of the campus community are notified of crimes
considered to be a threat to student and/or employees that occur on
campus or in the neighboring community of the respective campus by
means of a special flyer with the heading Security Alert. This
flyer can be posted on campus or sent through campus mail as a
timely warning depending on the particular circumstances of the
crime. Students and employees are encouraged to be responsible for
their own security and for the security of others.
The following definitions are provided for the purpose of
responding to the reporting requirements:
- St John's University consists of four New York campuses which
are not in a contiguous geographic area:
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Staten Island Campus
300 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
101 Murray Street
New York, NY 10007
500 Montauk Highway
Oakdale, NY 11769
- The following are considered students at St. John's University:
all matriculated graduate and undergraduate students; all
non-matriculated graduate and undergraduate students; all students
in special opportunity programs; and all senior citizens and others
who are auditing a course.
- A prospective student is one who has requested information
concerning admission to the University.
- St. John's University defines employees as all full-time,
part-time, contract employees of the University.
- A prospective employee is one who has requested information
concerning an application for employment from the University.