Who is a Mandated Reporter?

  • Mandated reporters are those who, by virtue of their professional licensure or required job qualifications or their university duties or activities, may have contact with children younger than the age of 18 on a regular or repeated basis, regardless of whether the contact is frequent, including, but not limited to, faculty, individuals supervising programs that involve children (childcare centers, day camps and K-12 programs and individuals assigned to work in and around campus Police, Housing, Recreation and Facilities Management departments).
  • External Report Required by Law: Immediately by telephone report observed or suspected child abuse or neglect to any one of the agencies designated to receive these reports.
  • Supervisors of such employees are also mandated reporters.