“To walk with the poor, the outcasts of the world, those whose dignity has been violated, in a mission of reconciliation and justice.”

(Universal Apostolic Preferences, no.2)

A concern for the safety of all vulnerable persons within our community, school or program is an indispensable component of what it means to be a Jesuit and Catholic institution.


What follows are minimum policy guidelines for the safeguarding of students and vulnerable persons within the care of university personnel. In cases where universities collaborate with other partners and groups, these collaborating institutions also have a responsibility to meet these minimum standards for those served in their programs.