Creating a positive environment that promotes the safety and security of youth participating in programs and activities at Washington University in St. Louis.
Read the Policy
WashU’s policy is designed to create a safe and secure environment for youth on campus.
Conduct Background Checks
Background checks are required for individuals working with youth.
Forms and Resources
We have a variety of approval forms and resources to support your program or event with minors.
We welcome your questions and have selected a few FAQs to get you started on program planning.
Plan and Register
Learn about the annual registration process and review best practices for working with youth.
Training is required for all individuals working with youth.
Incidents involving minors must be reported to the Youth Protection Oversight Committee
Third Party-External Organizations
Important information for non-University organizations hosting minors on University property
An overview of the Youth Protection Program is available here.