Missing Student Policy

A student shall be deemed missing when he or she is absent from the University for more than 24 hours without any known reason.  All reports of missing students shall be directed to Safety and Security which shall investigate each report and make a determination whether the student is missing in accordance with this policy.  All students can identify in OASIS2 an individual to be contacted by the University in case a student is determined to be missing.  Only authorized campus officials and law enforcement officers in furtherance of a missing person investigation may have access to this information.  If a missing student is under the age of 18 year of age, Safety and Security is required to notify the parent or guardian of the missing student not later than 24 hours after the determination by Safety and Security that the student is missing.  Safety and Security will also notify the Tiffin City Police not later than 24 hours after it determines that the student is missing.  The Dean of Student Affairs shall have the responsibility to make provisions of this policy and its procedures available to students.