Employees are required to report child abuse and neglect:
Employees of Oregon higher education institutions are by law subject mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect. For a current and complete list of public or private officials who are mandatory reports please refer to Oregon Revised Statute 419B.005 (3).
Resources to understand reporting obligations:
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Mandatory Reporting
- What You Can Do About Child Abuse from the Department of Human Services.
- Department of Human Services Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting webpage
- You may utilize this form to help you determine your reporting obligations related to child abuse, the Clery Act, and discrimination and harassment under UO policies.
Make a Report:
- Follow the instructions provided on the Department of Human Services website.
- Submit reports to the Oregon Department of Human Services at 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).
- If the individual is also an UO student, you may also need to file a report with the Office of Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance and to meet your Clery Act obligations.
For more information on your reporting obligations, the Office of Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance website and the Clery website have further information on meeting your reporting obligations.
For questions about UO Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect, please contact Mandatorytraining@uoregon.edu.
Youth Programs on Campus
The university recognizes both its institutional and legal obligations to ensure the safety and wellbeing of minor children that are on campus, in university facilities, participating in university-sponsored events, or involved with university affiliated individuals. Visit the Youth Programs webpage for required actions, tools, and resources for comply with the university’s Protection of Minors Policy.
Employee Reporting Responsibilities
The University of Oregon is committed to providing a safe, respectful, and inclusive learning and working environment for students, faculty, and staff. Employees contribute to this commitment by speaking up when they experience or learn of another's experience diminishes a respectful workplace. Under UO policies, employees have overlapping responsibilities. Visit the Office of Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance for an overview of all employee reporting responsibilities.