Vista College is strongly committed to crime prevention and the safety of the college community. Safety helps to ensure a productive learning environment for students, faculty and staff. In accordance with the Campus Security Act, Vista College releases security reports to keep you well-informed about campus security.
Annual Security Report
Vista College has created an Annual Security Report comprised of two sections, the Campus Crime Statistics, and the Campus Safety Policies, including the Campus Drug and Alcohol Policies.
Campus Crime Statistics
The Campus Crime Statistics covers crimes reported to the college and/or local law enforcement that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the college, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus, over the previous three years.
Vista College created a Campus Safety Policy that covers issues concerning crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, alcohol and drug use, and other related matters.
Statement of Policy Addressing Sex Offender Registration
The Federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act requires colleges and universities to issue a statement advising the campus community where state law enforcement agency information concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained. The Act also mandates that sex offenders who are already required to register in a state to provide notice of each institution of higher education in that state at which the offender is employed or is a student. To learn the identity of registered sex offenders on or near a campus, or anywhere in the United States, visit the Sex Offender databases at http://www.sexoffender.com and http://nsopr.gov. You can search by city, county, or zip code. This information is collected by other agencies and this institution cannot guarantee this information is correct or complete. The information provided here is intended to be in compliance with the Campus Security Act and for campus safety purposes only. It should not be used to intimidate, threaten or harass. Misuse of this information may result in prosecution.
Campus Security Authorities are individuals designated at each Vista College and Computer Career Center a Division of Vista College campus to aid in the safety of the college community. Contact your Campus Security Authority if you see unsafe conditions at a campus location; if you or someone else in the campus community is the victim of a crime; or if you or someone else in the campus community needs a referral for drug or alcohol abuse or for rape counseling.