Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

Adopted Policy 6.5

Policy Purpose

To set forth the commitment and compliance of the University at Albany to the principles of State University of New York policy 6504 entitled "Policy on Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse" on all University at Albany Campuses.

Policy History

  • Date of Permanent Approval:

Policy Statement

The University, as an institution of the State University of New York system, is required to comply with all policies as promulgated by SUNY unless such policy allows for or requires a separate policy on the issue at hand be adopted by an individual institution of SUNY. With regard to SUNY policy 6504 Policy on Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, such policy does not allow for a separate policy by individual institutions of SUNY and therefore the University adopts and will enforce SUNY policy 6504 as written.

Persons Affected

Students, Staff, Third Parties

Definitions

Campus or Campuses is any University owned, leased, licensed or operated space, facility, property, grounds or building.

SUNY is the State University of New York

University is the University at Albany, State University of New York.

Policy

The University adopts and will comply with all aspects of SUNY Policy 6504 Policy on Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, including the prescribed procedures for training relevant employees as well as vendors, licensees or others who are given permission to come onto Campus or to use University facilities for events or activities that will include participation of children.