Carnegie Mellon University

Remote/Online Programs Involving Minors

The Office of Human Resources — in collaboration with the Office of General Counsel and the Office of the Vice Provost for Education — have outlined the following requirements for programs involving minors intending to run in a remote or online format.

Requirements for Program Administration

Contact Ericha Geppert, Child Protection Operations Specialist within the Office of Human Resources, for questions related to these program requirements.

Compliance Guidelines

  • Programs are not permitted to have an on-campus presence.
  • CMU programs must utilize FERPA compliant tools (e.g., Canvas with Zoom integration); third party programs are not possible.
  • Enrolling minor participants under the age of 13 is discouraged.
  • Minors residing abroad may not participate.