If any member of the Carroll College community has reason to believe that a student who resides in campus housing is missing, they should immediately notify the Assistant Director of Community Living, Director of Community Living, or the Vice President for Student Life. A student is presumed missing if he/she is overdue in reaching home, campus, or other specific destination for 24 hours past his/her expected time of arrival and/or additional factors lead college staff to believe that he/she is missing.
College staff will (1) conduct a health and safety check of the resident's room; (2) attempt to contact the student via cell phone, email or other means; (3) identify other students who may be aware of the missing person's whereabouts (i.e. roommate, friends, classmates, other residents, etc.); (4) use the student's class schedule to contact his or her professors; and (5) contact the student's academic advisor.
If upon investigation, it is determined that the student has been missing for more than 24 hours, the Director of Community Living, will:
Students have the option to register a confidential contact person to be notified in case the student is determined to be missing and that only authorized campus officials and law enforcement officers in furtherance of a missing person investigation may have access to this information.