(9-911 FROM ON-CAMPUS PHONE)
BIT developed a protocol to ensure that critical student behavior
or mental health issues or incidents are addressed appropriately.
are 3 BIT categories:
behavior, suicidal ideation or suicide attempt.
behavior (including online activities) that disrupts the mission
and/or normal proceedings of University students, faculty,
transportation to the hospital for alcohol and drug use/abuse. Involuntary
transportation may be provided by 911 first responders.
an incident occurs it is referred to the BIT Chair and confirmed
via incident report or email. The student(s) involved are contacted
by letter and are instructed to undergo an assessment at Counseling Services.
type of assessment is dependent on the behavior. Students
may appeal the initial assessment by meeting with the BIT Chair,
who may allow for individual counseling or an assessment by an
who fail to comply with the request for assessment and/or to
complete the assessment may be referred to the University’s
student conduct system and may be summarily removed from the
University for failure to comply.
the assessment, any potential disciplinary sanction will be addressed
on a case-by-case basis. Other members of BIT will be contacted
as needed on a case-by-case basis. After the assessment, the
BIT will make a determination that takes into consideration the
student’s best interest as well as the best interest of
the University community.
outcomes may include but are not limited to:
by Counseling Services
to a more appropriate campus resource
withdrawal from the University
to off-campus treatment
in access to courses and/or facilities, up to and including
suspension or expulsion from the University