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Program Guidelines

Northwestern uses a variety of measures to safeguard the minors participating in Northwestern-sponsored programs and in non-University programs taking place on campus.

Use this page to learn about the requirements for these programs.

For Northwestern-Sponsored Programs


Staff members who interact with minors are required to complete training, undergo a background check and familiarize themselves with safety guidelines.

Program directors or administrators must complete an online registration for all programs and activities involving minors.

All program requirements


For Non-Northwestern Programs

External organizations managing programs on the Northwestern campus must ensure their programs are consistent with the Minors at Northwestern Policy.

Requirements for these organizations


For additional guidance and answers to common questions, see our Frequently Asked Questions