Integrated Security and Risk Management’s Office

The mission of the Integrated Security and Risk Management’s Office (OSIMR) at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón is to provide a safe campus environment and offer guidance to the academic community, employees, students, residents, and visitors. In order to achieve its mission, OSIMR requests the cooperation of all the members of the academic community. Therefore, students or employees who are victims of or witness a crime are encouraged to immediately notify it to OSIMR.

Services offered by the Integrated Security Office

Parking Permit

In order to acquire their campus parking permit, regular students must complete the corresponding paperwork at ASI, the Short Courses Program students at the Continuing Education Department, and the professors and employees must complete their paperwork at OSIMR.

Campus Security Escort Service (Nighttime)

This service is available from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. You must call 787-728-1515, ext. 2553 and request the service.

Emergency Telephones

There are 27 emergency telephones throughout campus, strategically located in areas with a greater concentration of students. These emergency call stations are in hallways, common areas, and parking lots, and can be used if you are the victim of a crime or have witnessed one. Your call will be answered by the guard on duty who is responsible for activating the security protocol to provide assistance.

First Aid

The Integrated Security Office attends medical emergencies on campus; this service is provided by paramedics while performing as security guards, 24 hours – 7 days a week.
If you need assistance call 787-728-1515, ext. 6540, 2553, 2557 o 939-244-6706.

Keys and identification cards

The Office of Integrated Security and Risk Management records, controls, and issues employee identification cards and keys. The student identification cards are issued by the Office of Integrated Assistance.

Policies and Protocols

The policies and protocols  assigned to OSIMR are available in Sagrado's "Políticas y Formularios Institucionales" site.

Statistics and Incidents

Annual Security and Fire Report

Crime Log

Federal Regulations

Jeanne Cleary Act

The Jeanne Clery Act requires that all higher education institutions that receive federal funding disclose information about crime on campus. It is our responsibility to document all complaints filed, to notify the Puerto Rico Police Department (depending on the incident), and to ensure compliance with institutional regulations and state and federal laws that apply. The community is responsible for notifying all criminal acts which occur on campus and in adjacent areas to the Office of Integrated Security. Fines will be imposed if the institution fails to comply with this Act. In addition, if requested, institutions are required to notify the community on where to obtain the sex offenders registration.

AS REQUIRED BY LAW, CRIMINAL INCIDENTS IN THE FOLLOWING GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS ARE DOCUMENTED:

  • On campus
  • Off campus (buildings and property that are not part of the main campus)
  • Public property

UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS (UCR)

  1. Homicide
    • Murder/homicide
    • Involuntary manslaughter
  2. Sexual assault
    • Unforced
    • Forced
    • Unwanted contact
    • Drug facilitated
  3. Theft
  4. Aggravated assault
  5. Housebreaking
  6. Motor vehicle theft
  7. Arson
  8. Sexual assault of a minor

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Every institution of higher education is required by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to collect, report, and notify all information related to violent incidents between couples, domestic violence, and sexual assault and harassment according to the geographical areas defined in the Jeanne Clery Act. In addition, it urges institutions to disclose the statistics of such incidents in its Annual Security Report (ASR) and in the campus annual security report. Institutions are also required to have policies and protocols for the victims or witnesses of crimes who report incidents voluntarily and confidentially. These incidents must be included in the institution’s crime statistics.

Title IX: Federal law that offers protection against sex discrimination or harassment

 
The federal law establishes protection for students victims of harassment, sexual harassment and sexual assault on or off campus, in any academic, educational, extracurricular and athletic activity endorsed by the Institution.

Compliance:

  • It requires educating the university community about norms and policies against discrimination of a sexual nature.
  • Compliance with Title IX is a requirement for institutions of higher education to receive federal funds.
  • Educational programs must be developed in compliance with the Title. IX.
  • Taking necessary measures to avoid discrimination and its consequences.
  • The Institution must enact the procedures to address any complaint.
  • Every Higher Education Institution that benefits from federal funds must have a Title IX Coordinator.

Título IX Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Receive and investigate all student complaints.
  • Maintains a record of all complaints and prepares an annual report.
  • Conduct orientation workshops and disseminate information on Title IX to raise awareness and educate the university community in order to prevent and eradicate sexual violence on campus.
  • Reviews institutional policies and ensures compliance with the Institution's provisions.

Student's Rights:

The student will contact the coordinator or authorized personnel to:

  • Notify about possible incidents related to Title IX
  • Make a formal complaint of the incident
  • Has a right to have  information about policies and procedures
  • Access to information on actions and resolution of complaints about sexual discrimination or inappropriate behavior.

Course of action:

Once a student or employee comes into knowledge of a possible act constituting sexual harassment committed against a student, it is their responsibility to inform the Title IX Coordinator.

  • The coordinator will investigate the incident and take the necessary measures to provide security to the victim.
  • The coordinator will implement reasonable measures to end the situation, eliminate a hostile environment and prevent the harassment from happening again.

Online information:

All the information relevant to Title IX will also be available through mi.sagrado.edu.

Alexandra Rodríguez
Coordinadora Título IX
tituloix@sagrado.edu
alexandra.rodríguez@sagrado.edu
787-728-1515, ext. 3384

 

In compliance with the amendment to the Title of the Education Act of the United States.

Security Alerts

Alert bulletins include: information that promotes safety in the community, information that will allow people to protect themselves, and the time, location, and type of crime.

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Student Assistance Contact Information and Locations

Contacts

Centro para el Desarrollo Personal
Centro de Estudiantes, segundo piso
787-728-1515 • exts. 6321, 6317, 6231 y 6316

Sala de Primeros Auxilios
Centro de Estudiantes, segundo piso
787-728-1515 • ext. 6540

Vicepresidencia de Asuntos Estudiantiles
Edificio San José, primer piso
787-728-1515 • exts. 3583

Oficina de Seguridad Integral y Manejo de Riesgos
Entrada principal
787-728-1515 • exts. 2553, 2555 y 2556
939-244-6706
(24 horas al día, los 7 días de la semana)
seguridad@sagradoavada.dev.cc / security@sagradoavada.dev.cc

Servicio de Llamada de Emergencia
9-1-1

Oficina de la Procuradora de la Mujer
787-722-2977

Centro de Ayuda a Víctimas de Violación
787-765-2285 • 787-474-2028 • 1-800-981-5721

Cuartel de Barrio Obrero
787-726-8989

Policía Estatal
787-343-2020

Policía Municipal
787-727-8575

Hospital Pavía
787-641-1616

Integrated Security and Risk Management’s Office (OSIMR)
787-728-1515 • exts. 2553, 2555 y 2556
939-244-6706 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
seguridad@sagrado.edu