Missing Student Policy and Procedure

Dordt College takes student safety very seriously. To this end, the following policy and procedure has been established to assist in locating students living in Dordt-owned, on-campus housing who, based on the facts and circumstances known to Dordt personnel, Dordt has determined to be missing.

At the beginning of each academic year, Dordt will inform students residing in on-campus housing that Dordt will notify either a parent or an individual selected by the student not later than 24 hours after the time the student is determined to be missing. This will include the following information:

Dordt will observe the following notification procedure for a missing student who resides in on-campus housing:

Upon notification from any entity that any student may be missing, Dordt may use any of the following resources to assist in locating the student. These resources may be used in any order and combination.