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 following policies and protocols are assigned to OSIMR:

  • Protocol for campus access
  • Operational multi-risk emergency plan
  • Protocol for risk prevention and intervention on campus
  • Protocol for medical urgencies and emergencies on campus
  • Protocol for intervention in domestic violence, sexual harassment, sexual aggression or stalking situations
  • Protocol to handle domestic violence cases
  • Policy regarding the use and abuse of alcoholic beverages and other drugs
  • Missing resident student notification policy
  • Traffic regulations

These policies and protocols are available at
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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.


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


  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

This federal law provides protection to students victims of harassment, sexual harassment and sexual assault on or off campus, in any academic, educational, extracurricular and athletic activity supported by the institution.Compliance:

  • Compliance with Title IX is a requirement for education institutions that receive federal funding.
  • Educational programs must be developed in compliance with Title IX.
  • Take necessary measures to avoid the discrimination and its consequences.
  • The Institution have to enact procedures to suit any complaint.
  • All higher education institution that benefits from federal funds must have a Title IX Coordinator.

Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator:

  • Ensures that appropriate policies and procedures are in place and training for students, faculty and staff.
  • Universidad del Sagrado Corazón is responsible for conducting adequate, impartial investigations of reports and complaints of sexual misconduct. Title IX coordinator evaluates requests for confidentiality and to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment for all students.
  • Remedies, including Interim Measures-takes steps to ensure the complainant aware of all available resources.
  • Monitoring and Advising – Annual climate survey.
  • Recordkeeping and as necessary recommends to increase safety measures.
  • Guidance conducts workshops and disseminates information on Title IX to raise awareness and educate the university community in order to prevent and eradicate sexual violence on campus.

Student’s rights:

A student should contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator(s) in order to:

  • Seek information about student’s rights and courses of action available to resolve report or complaints that involve potencial sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
  • File a complaint to make a report of sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
  • Notify the college of an incident or policy or procedure that may raise potencial Title IX concerns.
  • Get the informacion about available resources (including confidencial resources) and support services relating to sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
  • Ask quiestions about College’s policies and procedures related to sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.

Course of action:

  • Once a student or employee who becomes aware of a possible constitutive act of sexual harassment committed against a student, it is his or her responsibility to notify the Title IX Coordinator.
  • The coordinator will investigate the incident and take steps to provide security to the victim.
  • It will implement measurements to end the situation, eliminate a hostile environment harassment and prevent reoccurrence.

Online information:

More information about Title IX is available in

María Santos Rodríguez
Title IX Coordinator
787-728-1515, ext. 1528

In compliance with Title IX U.S. Department of Education.

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.




Student Assistance Contact Information and Locations


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
(24 horas al día, los 7 días de la semana) /

Servicio de Llamada de Emergencia

Oficina de la Procuradora de la Mujer

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

Cuartel de Barrio Obrero

Policía Estatal

Policía Municipal

Hospital Pavía

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)