KSU Policies Relating to Minors on Campus

The Policy at KSU website provides links to KSU and related policies that govern all activities on KSU campuses. Listed below are links to key ones that govern activities involving minors on KSU campuses.

  • The purpose of the KSU Programs Serving Minors Policy is to provide guidance to the campus community and ensure compliance with federal and state laws and the BOR/USG policies and procedures. This policy was presented to KSU governance bodies for feedback in November/December, 2016. On December 13, 2016 the KSU President approved this policy to post on the Policy at KSU website and to submit to the BOR as required by January 1, 2017. The effective date for this policy is Monday, May 1, 2017.

  • The KSU Employee Handbook 5.4.5 Children in the Workplace governs employees and their children on KSU campuses and states: "The University cannot accommodate children of employees and students on campus during normal operating hours. Children are welcome to make brief visits and to attend scheduled events."

  • The KSU Institutional Review Board (IRB) regulates all research activities involving human subjects on the campus of Kennesaw State University, including research activities involving minors. KSU requires prior review and approval from the IRB for all research involving human participants.
  • KSU University Handbook Policy 5.2.13 Visits by Children governs visits by children on KSU campuses and states: "The university cannot accommodate children of the faculty, staff, and students on campus during normal operating hours; i.e., 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday. Children are welcome to attend scheduled events and to make brief visits when accompanied by a parent or other adult."