Coordinator's Final Checklist
Take a minute to check that
you have completed all the necessary tasks.
Within the first 24 hours
you notify the Chancellor's
you communicate with the family and establish a
relationship with a designated family member?
you complete the death report?
you helped put the family representative in touch with
campus services such as Benefits?
you consult with CARE
Services for help in addressing the needs of staff,
faculty, students and family?
you determined the need for a memorial
event? Have you consulted with the family
representative about private
memorial events? Is the workplace invited? Have you
communicated this information, along with dates and
times, to the relevant campus community?
During 24 to 48 hours
you end the employee in HRMS using TRM/DEA?
you consult with Labor
Relations/HR on any requests for release
of information, and with Public
Affairs to prepare an obituary?
you review info on Benefits
and Payroll, in order
to discuss with the family of the deceased?
you contact the Building Manager regarding the key deposit?
you worked with the appropriate vice chancellor to
you identified the campus representative to attend any
you reviewed the following for applicability?
Cause of Death
you arranged to have personal
and professional possessions inventoried and advised the family? Use
your personal judgment as to the appropriate timing of
Guidelines for Responding to Death have been prepared at the
request of the Chancellor by a campus
made up of staff, student, and faculty
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