Minors on Campus

SSU is pleased to welcome guests of all ages. There are rules regarding chaperones, photography and more regarding the presence of minors on campus.

All programs and activities that involve minors on campus must register with University Events. This applies to programs and/or activities offered by various academic or administrative units of the university, or by non-university groups using university facilities. This includes but is not limited to workshops, sport camps, academic camps, conferences and similar activities.

Background checks

University System of Georgia requires criminal background checks for all persons working with under-aged youth on USG campuses. Non-university volunteers must have a background check in order to be in compliance with Board of Regents policy.

Programs Serving Minors Registration Form

Failure to submit this form to register a program/activity will result in denial of hosting the program/activity on SSU campus.

Non-university groups 

Depending on the scope of the event, non-university groups using space on campus may need to be signed.

Licence agreement 

The University’s Facility Use Agreement requires at Paragraph 2(l) “[I]f Licensee operates an event that provides for the care, custody, or control of minors, then Licensee shall take precautions to assure the safety and well-being of minors on Licensed Premises, and to release BOR from any liability in conjunction with use of facility. Licensee by its signature, acknowledges the requirements of and compliance with BOR’s policy on programs serving minors, and the terms set forth in Exhibit “B”.