Completing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Navigating the MOU Process

How it Works: Resources for Completing an MOU

Our Step by Step Guide provides instructions, examples and screenshots that walk you through the process

This infographic shows the process from getting started through approval by the Board of Education

These FAQs should address all your questions!

Check out our short videos that show you how to:

  • Create an account in the new platform
  • Find existing MOUs and data about services provided by community partners
  • Get started on a new MOU.

In January 2020 we moved to a new platform - learn more about the new system.

Videos to help you navigate the system

Check out our short videos that show you how to:

  • Create an account in the new platform
  • Find existing MOUs and data about services provided by community partners
  • Get started on a new MOU.

Know What You're Signing!

See what's new with MOU terms, as they have been updated for the 2020-21 school year - including new Board of Education policies.

Read the Terms and Conditions for a standard MOU template

Programs funded by the Dept. of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF)

All DCYF grantees must have an MOU or contract with SFUSD.  

Read the FAQs with common questions for DCYF grantees.

After you create an account in the MOU platform, you can see the report of MOUs for DCYF grantees

Requesting Student Data?

Be sure to read SFUSD's guidelines for sharing student data.

SFUSD's templates for parent/guardian consent, and for requesting student data (in multiple languages).

SFUSD template to request Directory Information for students/families.

Service providers who access student data must complete the Oath of Confidentiality (which service providers must keep on file)

Facility Use Permits

Review this flow chart to determine which permit(s) you need to use or provide services at SFUSD facilities

Apply for a Facility Use Permit through SFUSD's Real Estate office.

Please note that all SFUSD buildings are closed to the public for the foreseeable future, and outside organizations should not anticipate accessing schools or other facilities.

Providing Food and/or Beverages to Students & Families

SFUSD prioritizes the wellbeing of our students and their families!  Service providers must follow SFUSD's Wellness & Nutrition Guidelines when providing snacks, refreshments and meals.  See www.sfusd.edu/bewell

Organizations providing food and/or beverages to students more than once a week as part of their programs must complete this Food Providers Application.