Special Events

Programs with Minors for Special Events

Programs Involving Minors as it applies to Special Events 

These procedures reinforce the safety of minors by requiring all programs that include minors as participants to be registered with the University. 

Effective Date: January 1, 2015, for programs that start on or after May 1, 2015

The Full Purdue Policy can be found here:

https://www.purdue.edu/ethics/resources/programs-involving-minors.html 

Definitions: 

  • Sponsor - the client
  • Program Director - our contact
  • Event Staff - any adults (paid or volunteer) who will be interating with minors 

Program Director:

  1. Completes Background check, within 12 months of program/event, on all event staff, volunteers or anyone who is not a Purdue employee or student against Sex and Violent Offender Registries:
  2. Maintains list of program/event participants and staff including: emergency contact info and plan for contact, permissions, waivers, consent to treat, etc.
  3. Completes Purdue training
  4. Registers the program/event with the University
  5. Prior to program/event date, client must also provide Special Events with written verification that all of their program/event staff/volunteers have completed the training.
    • Failure to provide verification will result in the cancellation of your event and all monies forfeited.