Policies, Disclosures & Legal Statements
Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) Checks
In order for a student/or staff member to be eligible to participate in an academic, community or clinical program that involves potential unsupervised contact with children, the disabled, or the elderly, the student/staff member may be required to undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and/or a Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check. Students/or staff member found to have certain criminal convictions or pending criminal actions will be presumed ineligible to participate in such activities. The College is authorized by the Commonwealth's Department of Criminal Justice Information Services, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 6, Sections 167-178B, to access CORI records. Sex Offender checks shall be performed pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 6, Sections 178C-178P. The College's assessment of CORI records is based on regulations issued by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, 101 Code of Massachusetts Regulations 15.00-15.17. SORI checks are performed pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 6, Section 178C-178P. For more information pertaining to the Commonwealths' Sex Offender Registry Board is available at www.mass.gov/sorb.
For more information regarding the College's CORI/SORI check process, please contact the Dean of Enrollment Management and Advising Services.
P. Paul Alexander
Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Phone: (508) 362-2131 x4306
Christine McCarey, Dean of Enrollment Management and Advising Services
Phone: (508) 362-2131 x4315
NOTE: This notice is provided for reference purposes only. In case of a discrepancy, the official printed policy takes precedence over any policy posted on our web site.