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Policy for the Safety and Protection of Minors

May 18, 2015

In April 2015, Harvard adopted a new Policy for the Safety and Protection of Minors to ensure the safety of minors who are on campus, or who interact with Harvard-run programs.  The policy establishes: guidelines for interactions with minors; a requirement to report to HUPD any instance of suspected abuse or neglect of a minor; education for those who interact with minors and those who oversee programs for minors; and background screening for those in certain positions of responsibility for minors in University programs.  For more …