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Internal DePaul Users

​​ All DePaul University programs, research and events with participants under the age of 18 (Minors) should be registered six weeks in advance. Programs for prospective or admitted students, recruiting, events for the general public that Minors attend under the continuous supervision of their parent(s) or chaperone(s) and Vincentian Service Day, are not required to register.

In the registration (log-in) process, please refer to the following information and this Registration Guide.

Programs involving Minors must provide adequate supervision by Authorized Adults. Adequate supervision will vary depending on the nature of the Program and the age of the Minors. A​dequate supervision should reflect the following ratios:​

Age 8 and Under
1 Authorized Adult for every 8 Minors​
Age 9-13​
1 Authorized Adult for every 10 Minors
Age 14-17
1 Authorized Adult for every 12 Minors

All Authorized Adults must be in compliance with the requirements of this policy:

    • A background check conducted every four years – DPU faculty, staff and students are to have Criminal and Sex Offender Registry background checks on file. If a background check is needed, the registration system will email the adult directly to begin the background check process. Learn more about the background check policy.
    • General Compliance Training(GCT) – All DPU faculty, staff and student workers are required to complete this annual training and will be prompted through Blue Sky if needed. 
    • Complete Illinois DCFS certificate training annually.
    • Agree to abide by the Code of Conduct.
Protection of Minor Children Policy