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General Guidelines for Reporting Student Deaths

Notification of Penn State administrators

To avoid notification, solicitation, or other types of inappropriate contacts with family members, the respective Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and staff in the Office of Student Care and Advocacy will notify University administrative units that are involved in the generation of student records, have contact, or business transactions with the student's family.

Staff members who work in the Office of the Assistant Vice-President and Student Care and Advocacy are available to ensure that the needs of family members, roommates, friends, etc., are met.

For more information see the guidelines for notifying others of a student death.

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