Transporting your students to off-campus events and activities can raise many safety and liability concerns. Think about what can happen when student groups hop into cars, vans, buses or even planes to travel to theatre performances, off-campus dances, and away games for team or club sports.
You can take steps to help protect your students, staff members and institution from safety and liability issues.
Even if student transportation falls under your institution’s campus safety or athletics departments, any time a student’s safety is at stake, it also concerns your student affairs unit.
Inside, our legal experts offer best practices you can follow when students travel off campus.
Review a listing of Whittier College’s travel forms to help improve the safety of student transportation.