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129-A 6438 Notification of Fire Safety Standards

Policy Name: 129-A 6438 Notification of Fire Safety Standards 
Responsible Parties: Dean and Dean of Students

I.Policy Statement  

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary’s commitment to maintain a safe campus, the Seminary shall provide written notification to students who reside in Seminary-owned, operated, or controlled student housing a description of each facility’s fire safety systems including whether the housing is or is not equipped with a sprinkler system. Additionally, the Seminary will provide written notification on how to access the annual campus Fire Safety Report.

II.Reason for Policy  

This policy is intended to promote a safe living environment for the Seminary’s residential community and to comply with the provisions of applicable parts of New York State Education Law and the Jeanne Clery Act.

III.Applicability of the Policy  

This policy applies to all members of the Seminary community.

IV.Related Documents  

  • 20 U.S.C. Section 1092(f) (Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act)
  • Article 129-A of the New York State Education Law, Sec 6438
  • Kerry Rose Fore Sprinkler Notification Act (A. 5715-A/S.4180-B)
  • New York State Education Department Regulations, 8 N.Y.C.R.R. Parts 668.49     



Office Name

Title or Position

Telephone Number


Questions about On-campus Housing

The Very Rev. Archimandrite Nektarios Harding

Dean of Students 



Questions about the Seminary’s campus safety policies

Rev. Ephraim Willmarth

Administrative Assistant

(315) 858-0945



Fire Prevention Issues

Monk Leonid

Fire Liaison

(315) 858-0940x247







On-Campus Student Housing Facility

For the purposes of compliance with the Kerry Rose Act, students residing in any student housing facility that is owned, operated, or controlled by the institution are subject to the notification provisions of the act.

Fire Safety System  

Any mechanism or system related to the detection of a fire, the warning resulting from a fire, or the control of a fire, including sprinkler systems, fire detection devices, stand-alone smoke alarms and fire doors or walls.


The Dean, the designated Fire Liaison, and Dean of Students will annually update a list of all Fire Safety Systems for student housing facilities as defined in section IV of this policy no later than 30 days prior to the beginning of the academic year each fall or upon substantive change in any deployed fire suppression system for the applicable facilities.

The Dean of Students will supply each student living in student housing as defined in section IV with a complete list of all Fire Safety Systems, including whether or not the facility has a sprinkler system, within fourteen days of that student’s occupancy.  Additionally, the Dean of Students will provide these students with instructions for accessing the Seminary’s annual fire safety report.    


For a complete list of all On-Campus Student Housing Facilities and their Fire Safety Systems along with the annual Fire Safety Report contact the Dean of Students at (315) 858-0450 to obtain a copy.


Revised 08/2014

Approved by the Rector and Board of Trustees August, 2014



Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
PO Box 36; Jordanville, NY 13361
1407 Robinson Road, Jordanville, NY 13361

315-858-0945 (Phone)
315-409-1422 (Fax)