VCU is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive environment for all individuals in the university community, particularly minors who participate in VCU programs. Activities involving minors are integral to VCU’s mission of creating and disseminating knowledge for the betterment of society and outreach through community engagement. Ensuring the safe and appropriate treatment of minors on campus is imperative.
The Safety and Protection of Minors Policy (PDF) applies to all programs and activities that involve non-enrolled minors and are sponsored by the university or conducted by other organizations on VCU’s campus, including camps, clinics, workshops, conferences and other educational activities. The procedures and processes in the Safety and Protection of Minors Policy ensure that VCU programs and activities with participating minors shall be conducted in a manner that is appropriate and intended to keep everyone healthy and safe.