Important Updates

A new policy — SPG 601.91 Clery Act Compliance — outlines the expectations of the U-M Division of Public Safety and Security and employees designated as CSAs in the university’s compliance with the Clery Act.  Adults working with minors have been identified as CSAs and must complete the mandatory training annually in addition to the required CoC training modules. Any questions related to Clery training requirements can be directed to

Apply the Rule of “3s”

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  • Children should not be in secluded areas with adults
  • If one-on-one interaction is required, meet in open, well-illuminated spaces with windows
  • Ensure a third party is included on all communications

    • Healthcare provider
    • Legally required exceptions
    • Expressly authorized by the program administrator

Children under the age of 14 who are entrusted to our care must be supervised until they are safely released to an authorized responsible adult

  • Programs should obtain clear instructions identifying who is authorized to pick up and drop off children
  • Establish drop-off and pick-up schedules and locations
  • Require proof of identity before releasing children
  • Do not release to anyone other than authorized person(s)

Wherever children are, their safety is a vital concern to everyone on campus. What could go wrong? Anything! Consider some possible situations:

  • Accidental injuries
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Medical problems
  • Child abuse
  • Lost children
  • Theft and violence

We want you to be aware and prepared – not scared! Fear and anxiety is best managed by education, communication, and preparation.

This training is intended to offer guidance on practical risk-reduction measures to
provide a physically and psychologically secure setting while managing balance and common sense.