Missing Persons

Off-Campus Students - in the event the potentially missing student lives off-campus:

  1. Contact the Dean of Students or the Associate Dean of Students.
  2. The Dean will call the student on their local phone number.
  3. If the student does not answer, the Dean will contact the student’s instructors to determine whether or not the student has been attending classes and rehearsals.
  4. If the Dean is unable to confirm the student has regularly been attending classes and rehearsals, the Dean will notify NEC Security of the reported student.
  5. If the Dean is unable to locate the student within 24 hours, the Dean will call the student’s emergency contact.  (This information is available in student’s confidential file.)
  6. If the Dean is unable to locate the student within 48 hours, the Dean will notify the Boston Police.

Dean of Students – Nick Tatar (617) 585-1313

Associate Dean of Students – Rebecca Teeters (617) 585-1311

24 hour Security at Jordan Hall (617) 585-1290
 

On-Campus Students – in the event the potentially missing student lives on-campus:

  1. Contact a Residence Life staff member who will contact the Resident Director.
  2. The Resident Director will contact the student on their local phone number.
  3. If the student does not answer, the Resident Director will contact the student’s roommate (if applicable) to determine the last time the student was seen in the room.
  4. The Resident Director contacts the Dean of Students or the Associate Dean of Students
  5. If the student was not seen by his/her roommate within past 24 hours, the Resident Director will contact the Dean of Students or the Associate Dean of Students to have one of them contact the student’s instructors to determine whether or not the student has been attending classes and rehearsals.
  6. If the Dean is unable to confirm the student has regularly been attending classes and rehearsals, the Dean or Resident Director will notify NEC Security of the reported student.
  7. If the Dean and the Resident Director are not able to locate the student within 24 hours, the Dean or Resident Director will call the student’s emergency or missing persons contact. (This information is available in student’s confidential file.)
  8. If NEC staff members are unable to locate the student within 48 hours, the Dean will notify the Boston Police.


Resident Assistant on duty cell phone (617) 504-4395

Residence Hall Office (617) 585-1294

Resident DirectorPerry Doherty (617) 585-1188

24 hour Security at Residence Hall (617) 585-1333


The institution, by law, must contact the custodial parent or guardian and emergency contact person of a confirmed missing student who is under the age of 18 and not emancipated from their parents within 24 hours of determination that the student is missing.