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Boston College’s Protection of Minors program is designed to provide a safe environment for minors when on the Boston College campus, or while participating in University-sponsored activities. This Policy is intended to apply to University-sponsored activities involving minors, and programs for minors sponsored by non-University organizations that operate in University facilities. In order to participate in these programs you are required to follow the instructions below and provide all required information.

Select the appropriate option below based upon whether you have ever participated in a Youth Program at Boston College before or based upon how many years it has been since your last criminal background investigation (a new criminal background investigation is required every three years by Boston College Human Resources).

Option A- First Time Users

If this is your first time seeking authorization to participate in Youth Programs at Boston College, or it as been three years since a criminal background investigation has been performed on you, please follow these steps:

1. Download the Massachusetts iCORI Authorization Form

To complete the iCORI form you will require verification of your identity, to accomplish this you may:

  • Take the form to your Program Administrator (you will need to scan a copy into your computer so it will be available for upload during the online application process).
  • Take the form to BC Human Resources at 129 Lake Street Room 110 Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 (BC HR will forward a copy to CSI on your behalf).
  • Have the form notarized (you will need to scan a copy into your computer so it will be available for upload during the online application process).

You will be required to provide a government issued photo ID for all options above.

  • Return the original completed iCORI Acknowledgment Form to your Program Administrator at Boston College.

2. Click here to complete the VIRTUS Online Training

3. Choose which Youth Program you are applying to work with below to complete the online application portion of the background investigation process, three self-disclosure questions, and questions related to the VIRTUS Online Training video (if your program is not listed select Protection of Minors HR)

Please note that this step must be completed in one sitting and cannot be saved as a draft.


Option B- Returning Participants (Years 2 & 3 Between Criminal Background Investigation)

If this is your second or third year following a criminal background investigation you are not required to undergo an investigation at this time but you are required to submit a Personal Information Disclosure. Please follow these step(s):

1. Choose which Youth Program you are applying to work with below and follow all instructions (if your program is not listed select Protection of Minors HR)

Please note that this step must be completed in one sitting and cannot be saved as a draft.


Option C- Please select this option ONLY if directed to do so by your Program Administrator (due to overnight camp volunteer requirements)

If you are attached to a camp or program requiring a yearly background check or are an overnight camp volunteer, please follow the steps below:

1. Download the Massachusetts iCORI Authorization Form

To complete the iCORI form you will require verification of your identity to accomplish this you may:

  • Take the form to your Program Administrator (you will need to scan a copy into your computer so it will be available for upload during the online application process).
  • Take the form to BC Human Resources at 129 Lake Street Room 110 Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 (BC HR will forward a copy to CSI on your behalf).
  • Have the form notarized (you will need to scan a copy into your computer so it will be available for upload during the application process).

You will be required to provide a government issued photo ID for all options above.

  • Return the original completed iCORI Acknowledgment Form to your Program Administrator at Boston College.

2. Choose which Youth Program you are applying to work with below and follow all instructions (if your program is not listed select Protection of Minors HR)

Please note that this step must be completed in one sitting and cannot be saved as a draft.


If you have any questions during this process do not hesitate to contact your program adminstration or Creative Services, Inc. who are administering this process on Boston College's behalf. We can be reached at (800)227-0002 or clientsuccess@creativeservices.com