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Minors Participating in Campus Programs Policy

Spelman College is committed to ensuring a safe and supportive environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus. Activities involving minors are integral to our community engagement efforts.

The College offers many coordinated opportunities for minor children to visit campus through scheduled campus events, academic and non-academic programs, or as guests. Spelman recognizes its legal and institutional obligations to safeguard the wellbeing of minors on campus, in Spelman facilities, participating in college-sponsored events.

Download Minors on Campus Policy

Checklist for Program Directors

  1. Develop and implement a clear set of rules for each program, which shall address safety and security procedures, procedures for emergency notification and communication, disciplinary measures, behavioral expectations, and rules of conduct. These rules must be made available to program participants and their parents/legal guardians.
  2. Follow all College policies and other laws or regulations applicable to program activities.
  3. Ensure that no Minor under age eight (8) participates in a Residential Program.
  4. Assign a staff member who is at least 21 years of age to be on call and accessible to participants at all times.The staff member must reside in the housing unit, if applicable. Additional Authorized Adults should be assigned to ensure one-on-one contact with Minors does not occur, and that appropriate levels of supervision are implemented.

Title IX Report An Incident REPORT AN INCIDENT

 

Title IX Office
404-270-4005
titleixteam@spelman.edu

24-Hour Response Hotline
678-873-5884

Additional Key Contacts

 

Sexual Misconduct Brochures

For Complainants (PDF)
For Respondents (PDF)