Minors on Campus Policy

Clayton State University is dedicated to the welfare and safety of Minors who visit Clayton State’s campus, who participate in Clayton State’s Programs, or who are entrusted to Clayton State’s care. To promote the protection of Minors, our Protection of Minors on Campus Policy describes the requirements of administrators, faculty, staff, students, volunteers and others who interact with Minors and informs all members of the University community of their obligation to report any instances of known or suspected abuse or neglect of Minors.

To view the Clayton State University Protection of Minors on Campus Policy you may view and/or download it here: Minors on Campus

Questions about the interpretation or application of this Policy should be raised with Human Resources, which shall update or modify the Policy as necessary and administer and oversee the implementation of the Policy in a manner that best achieves its goals. The Policy may be modified with the approval of the University President and/or their designee to reflect changes in the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia policies law, standards relating to the protection of minors, or University processes, or as otherwise necessary.

Why is there a Minors on Campus Policy?

Knowing and understanding the Protection of Minors on Campus policy requirements directly correlates to the health, wellness, safety, and security of minors who are entrusted to the University’s care, custody, and control, and ensures all Clayton State University administrators, faculty, staff, students, volunteers and others interacting with Minors in University-Sponsored programs or in programs for Minors held on University property comply with policy and undergo proper training.

Protection of Minors on Campus

Clayton State University is dedicated to the welfare and safety of Minors who visit Clayton State’s campus, who participate in Clayton State’s Programs, or who are entrusted to Clayton State’s care. To promote the protection of Minors, our Protection of Minors on Campus Policy describes the requirements of administrators, faculty, staff, students, volunteers and others who interact with Minors and informs all members of the University community of their obligation to report any instances of known or suspected abuse or neglect of Minors.

To view the Clayton State University Protection of Minors on Campus Policy you may view and/or download it here: Minors on Campus

Questions about the interpretation or application of this Policy should be raised with Human Resources, which shall update or modify the Policy as necessary and administer and oversee the implementation of the Policy in a manner that best achieves its goals. The Policy may be modified with the approval of the University President and/or their designee to reflect changes in the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia policies law, standards relating to the protection of minors, or University processes, or as otherwise necessary.

For more information, please see:

Board Of Regents Policy FAQs
Board Of Regents Policy Manual 6.9
About Programs Serving Minors
Georgia State Law Ga Code 19-7-5

General tools for program and event registration:

  • Facilities Use Agreement - Third-Party programs and event that use Clayton State University facilities must sign a Facilities Use Agreement contractually agreeing to comply with Clayton State University's policy requirements related to the Protection of Minors on Campus including background checks and training requirements for employees and volunteers, and must demonstrate that they have minimum insurance requirements.
  • Volunteer Training: Volunteers in direct contact with minors must take the free online training from the State of Georgia Office of the Child Advocate. After completing the online training, the volunteer must "Print the Certificate" and email or fax it to the Department of Human Resources. The training will not be considered complete until Human Resources receives the training certificate. Volunteer training is located here: Mandated Reporters Training: Critical Links in Protecting Children in Georgia
  • Employee Training: Clayton State University provides training for its employees, if you would like further information please contact Human Resources.