Please view the FY 2022 Third Quarter SYS Policy Priorities Preview memo. This details the policy work anticipated for January to March 2022, including policies and procedures to be distributed to institutions as well as policies and procedures to be approved.

FY 2022 Q3 SYS Policy Preview pdf

 

Below, review a reminder regarding the Youth Protection and Compliance Draft Policy currently under institutional review, and a summary of the recently approved Spring 2022 Guidance for Minors on UW System Campuses.


SYS 625, Youth Protection and Compliance

As a reminder, Draft Policy SYS 625, Youth Protection and Compliance, is being distributed for comment. This draft UW System Administrative Policy is related to the Draft Regent Policy Document, “Youth Protection, Compliance, and Data Collection at UW System Institutions.” 

Please review both documents and provide any comments by January 14th, 2022. Comments for either document must be submitted separately.

Draft UW System Administrative Policy:

Draft Regent Policy Document:

Click on the links above to view the drafts and ensure that your feedback is captured for review.  Comments can include attachments, including word documents and PDFs. Please submit your feedback by Friday, January 14.* 

The summary of the draft administrative policy, SYS 625, Youth Protection and Compliance, is as follows:

  • This policy establishes the minimum standards for the protection of Minors engaged in Covered Activities throughout the University of Wisconsin System (UW System). The policy outlines each of the components that must be included in UW System institutions’ policies related to protection of Minors engaged in Covered Activities. The policy applies to all UW System institutions, and the scope of the policy is limited to Youth Participants in Covered activities–it does not apply to Minors at institutions for other reasons.

Spring 2022 Guidance for Minors on UW System Campuses

On January 9, 2022, Vice President Langdon approved the interim guidance, Spring 2022 Guidance for Minors on UW System Campuses. This interim guidance is a continuation of the Fall 2021 Guidance for Minors on UW System Campuses, which expired on December 31, 2021. Please view the current interim guidance here: