Mandated Reporter

The Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act (ANCRA) is a state statute that is designed to ensure that children are safeguarded from child abuse and neglect.

  • A Mandated Reporter is an individual who comes in contact with children in the course of his/her employment and is required to report cases of suspected child abuse.

In light of the incidents that occurred at Penn State, the Illinois legislature enacted an amendment to ANCRA in June 2012 that now requires ALL University employees to be Mandated Reporters..

As a required by the statute, each CSU employee must complete the:

The Acknowledgement Form certifies your mandated reporter status and the associated responsibilities.

Please return the Acknowledgement Form with an original signature to:

The Office of Compliance, ADM-321 by September 15, 2012

In the event the form is submitted via interoffice mail, each employee is personally responsible for following up with the Office of Compliance to make sure the form has been received.

For more information contact The Office of Compliance ext. 2408 or go to

Failure to execute the statement can result in a University imposed disciplinary action.