Policy Regarding Minors

All University employees, students, or volunteers participating in programs involving minors must comply with the requirements of the Policy Regarding Minors.

Those requirements include:

  1. The program must be registered by the program leader with the Office of Risk Management within sufficient time to meet the requirements of the Policy Regarding Minors.  Registration Form - (Fillable if using Internet Explorer.)
  2. A criminal background check.  For more information, please contact Human Resources regarding faculty, staff or volunteers working with minors, or the Career Center for student employees working with minors.
  3. Completion of approved online training as provided through the Office of Risk Management.

Please read the suggested guidelines regarding basic forms and procedures appropriate for all programs involving minors to assist in ensuring compliance with the Policy Regarding Minors. University employees are also encouraged to watch Shine a Light, a short video from United Educators for higher education employees that don't work directly with children.

University training resources for programs and activities involving minors include the following: the Policy Regarding Minors; on campus; in laboratory settings; and in athletic camps. Mandatory online training is required to be completed by all employees, students and volunteers who will be working with minors participating in a covered program or activity.  No one will be permitted to interact with minors without completing the online training. The Office of Risk Management will maintain records of the completed training.

Please contact the Office of Risk Management at 765-285-1110 for additional assistance.

Office of Risk Management
Administration Building Room 103
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Phone: (765) 285-1110
Fax: (765) 285-1128
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