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University of Minnisota  Appendix

Safety of Minors - Requirements Grid

Appendix to Policy

This is an overview of the requirements for UMN programs primarily intended for minors. Please read Administrative Policy: Safety of Minors for details. The program requirements do not apply to:

  • Faculty and other teaching personnel who only interact with minors in credit bearing courses.
  • Programs and events conducted by either the University or a non-University organization in a University facility that are open to the general public. Typical examples are public lectures, athletic events, concerts, museums, arboretum/nature centers and theaters.
  • Research approved by an IRB involving minors (researcher is complying with IRB protections.)
  • Guest speakers or presenters if program staff remain in the room.
University Programs with Safety of Minors Requirements
A program designed to serve minors where... Registration Background Checks Education/ Training Health Safety Examples
Minors stay overnight (applies to staff who stay overnight) Yes Yes Yes Yes Resident camps
Minors attend the program but are not accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver Yes Yes Yes Yes Kids University, Bell Museum summer camps
Minors attend program with parent or adult caregiver, or as part of a group with teachers/chaperones from minors’ school or organization Yes No No Yes Weisman tours, school field trips
University staff deliver program off campus where minors are supervised by teachers/chaperones from minors’ school/organization Yes No No Yes: Regarding staff and participant interactions only Raptor Center presentation at a school or after school program
Non-University Organizations Using University Facilities
A program designed to serve minors where... Registration Background Checks Education/ Training Health Safety Examples
Non-U of M Programs (including Registered Student Organizations): Minors not accompanied by parent or adult caregiver No (addendum to Facility Use Agreement is required) Yes: Organization provides training, background checks equivalent to U of M requirements Yes: Organization provides training, background checks equivalent Organization responsible for appropriate actions to protect minors Athletic camps run by coaches

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