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Residence Life

Missing Persons Policy

All campus residents may designate an individual as a contact who will be notified by UT Tyler within 24 hours if the resident is determined to be missing.

If you wish to designate someone other than the emergency contact you specified on your application, please send an email to with the name and contact number of this person. Please state this person's relationship to you in the email.

UT Tyler will notify the custodial parent or guardian of any resident who has not yet turned 18 who is reported missing within 24 hours.

UT Tyler will initiate emergency contact procedures (and notify law enforcement as applicable) for residents of any age who are determined to be missing for more than 24 hours.

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More Information

  • 2014-2015 Housing

    Apply today to live on campus! Complete the application and send by mail, email or fax. Move-in day for Ornelas Hall and Patriot Village is Thursday, Aug. 21. Classes start Monday, Aug. 25.

  • Student Behavior Concerns

    If you have concerns about the behavior of a student or would like more information about resources available visit Student Behavior Concerns.

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