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Yes. All programs involving minors on DePaul University campus must register with the Office of Compliance & Risk Management.

No. The Direct Responsibility and Primary Responsibility roles should be filled by two separate Authorized Adults. In situations where it is only possible for one adult to participate, a variance must be requested and granted.

Please allow a minimum of six weeks for registration of events involving minors.

Violations of this policy must be immediately reported. Situations that involve life threatening emergencies should be reported to 911 and to Public Safety. If you have reasonable cause to believe that a child under the age of 18 may have been subjected to physical or sexual abuse, may be at risk of physical or sexual abuse, or is being deprived of the proper or necessary care, it should be immediately reported to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) by call the DCFS hotline at 1-800-25-ABUSE.

Non-DePaul personnel can submit certificates of a completed background check to the Office of Compliance & Risk Management. External applicants may use General Information Services to conduct the background check, or they may choose to use another acceptable vendor.