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Link to Policy Under Review: Minors on Campus

Type (New, Revision, etc.): New Policy


Northern Kentucky University (NKU) organizes and hosts many educational, arts, athletics, and similar programs in which minor children participate and learn. Through these programs, NKU serves its mission, both by creating and sharing knowledge and by contributing to the welfare of our communities. In doing so, NKU must ensure the safety and well-being of children who participate in these programs.This policy governs all programs operated by NKU or hosted on its campus that involve participation of minor children.

Entities Affected:  

This policy applies to any program, activity, or event that is designed to serve minor children or otherwise is expected to involve the participation and/or attendance of minor children; and operated, organized, or supervised by NKU, regardless of location; or is operated, organized, or supervised by an external entity, where the program takes place on NKU’s campus or in another NKU-owned facility. This policy applies to all NKU employees (including full-time, part-time, and student employees) and to all other individuals who are involved in programs governed by this policy, including NKU contractors and vendors, NKU students, volunteers, and employees of external entities.

Comment Period: April 4, 2024 - May 4, 2024 - To submit a comment, click the yellow box below.