Programs/Activities that are not operated on behalf of the University or under the University's control. An Outside Group includes Independent Registered Student Organizations, contracted vendors, and external groups that use University facilities. See examples of Outside Groups/External Facility Users and University Program/Activities.
According to the Protection of Minors Policy, Direct Contact shall be determined by appropriate ISU officials based on individual circumstances, and shall include but not be limited to:
Direct Contact DOES NOT occur if a chaperone is present. A chaperone must be a parent/guardian (or parental designee) of a minor or an Outside Group individual who has completed a background check and is present at all times during the event or activity.
Outside groups must complete the Outside Group Space Reservation Requirements Form.
This contract requires the outside group to complete a background check for each employee and volunteer who has direct contact with minors and is working the event/activity in order to use the space. Groups may have additional requirements as determined by the Office of University Risk Management such as insurance coverage.