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Campus Services

Compliance Checklist

Policy: Minors on Campus at North Park University

Before you begin direct contact with minors please complete the following steps to comply with the policy requirements:

Register your program.

✓ Complete training. For those who work, study, or volunteer at North Park University and participate in programs that include minors may go directly to the to complete the required online training. The training includes the required Acknowledgments and Conduct Guidelines for digital signature.

✓ Once training is completed please email completion certificate to

✓ Request background checks.

✓ Enter legal names and email addresses of people having direct contact with children. To order 10 or more background checks, please use the spreadsheet available here. An email from the third-party company that performs the background checks will be sent once training is completed and the request for background checks has been received. More information about the background checks may be found at the Minors on Campus Webpage.

✓ Email completed spreadsheet to

✓ Should your program have an outside provider for background checks, please provide the name of the company and documentation confirming people having direct contact with children, as well as, certification results.

✓ Ensure that training, including digital signatures, and the request for background checks are completed at least three (3) weeks before individuals have direct contact with children. This allows enough time for the third-party company to conduct the background checks.

If you have any questions or encounter any problems, please contact Mark Plante at

Thank you for helping to keep children safe.