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 on campus programming with youth.
Forms and Resources
We have a variety of approval forms and resources to support your program or event with minors.
Plan & Register Your Program
Learn about the annual registration process and review best practices for creating youth programs.
Annual training is required for all individuals working with youth on campus.
Incidents involving minors must be reported to the Youth Protection Oversight Committee
An overview of the Youth Protection Program is available here.