Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 4: Business & Administration

04:32:00   Notification of Student Death

In the event of the death of a currently enrolled Northeast State student, the following notification channels shall be followed to respect the individualís next of kin and to ensure that the appropriate offices have been contacted:

Notification of a studentís death may come in the form of a phone call, e-mail, obituary announcement, etc., and should be directed to the dean of Enrollment Management. Upon receipt of the said notification, the dean shall verify the accuracy of the information and, after confirmation of the studentís death, notify the following offices via e-mail and request they take appropriate action:

  1. Office of the President (send letter of condolence to the family)
  2. Business Office (process refund, as appropriate)
  3. Financial Aid Office (process financial aid accounts, as appropriate)
  4. Foundation Office (place book in the Library in the studentís name)
  5. Office of Information Technology (disable and process the studentís account)
  6. Studentís current-term instructors

In addition to notifying the above offices, the dean of Enrollment Management shall make the appropriate notations in the studentís file and on the Banner System.



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Revision History: Implemented: April 2003; Revised: May 2007, March 2011, September 2011