Keeping you safe is Duke’s top priority. As required by the The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or "Clery Act", Duke alerts students and employees in a timely manner of crimes that pose a serious or continuing threat to the Duke community. Depending on the nature and location of the incident, Duke may send a “DukeALERT” message to all students, faculty, and staff at their Duke e-mail accounts and mobile device, if they enrolled in the text service.

Duke prepares an Annual Security Report in compliance with the Clery Act. It includes reported campus crime statistics for the past three years and information about campus security policies.

A printed report is available by visiting the Records Division, Duke University Police Department, 502 Oregon Street, Durham, NC 27708, or by calling (919) 684-4602.

View the 2023 Annual Clery Campus Security Report:

Duke University is also required to maintain and publish an annual fire safety report, which includes the most recent calendar year's fire incidents in residential facilities.  The federal Higher Education Opportunity Act requires any institution that maintains an on-campus student housing facility to collect fire statistics, publish an Annual Fire Safety Report, and keep a “fire log.”  To access the current Annual Fire Safety Report, go to the following website:

Sex Offender Registeries

Search a database through the North Carolina Department of Justice or sign up to receive e-mail alerts when a sex offender registers to an address in your community.

North Carolina Department of Justice