Child Protection and Pennsylvania Act 153
Carnegie Mellon is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all minors involved in any programs or activities conducted on university premises, as well as any off-campus programs or activities sponsored by the university.
The Policy on the Protection of Children in Carnegie Mellon Programs, Activities and Facilities highlights the university's dedication to keeping kids safe. All members of the Carnegie Mellon community, including faculty, staff, students, contractors and volunteers, are expected to act in accordance with this policy.
- Individuals who interact with minors for employment or volunteer purposes at CMU must complete Act 153 background certifications every 60 months (five years).
- All programs, activities and courses involving minors must register with Child Protection Operations within the Office of Human Resources before beginning interactions with minors.