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The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) is a campus resource established to act as a multidisciplinary, central network to receive, collect, assess, and when it deems appropriate, act upon information on behavior of concern exhibited by a student or group of students.

Examples of such instances include but are not limited to:

  • Dangerous or threatening behavior to oneself or others
  • Angry, hostile, abusive troubling behavior
  • Other inappropriate or disruptive behavior

Metropolitan State is concerned about the safety, health, and well-being of all students, faculty, and staff. To confidentially report a concern click here Incident Reporting Guide

Submitted reports are processed during normal business hours and responded to as quickly as possible. Please note they are not monitored after hours, on the weekends, or on holidays. If there is an immediate concern about a student contact Public Safety or 911

Executive Sponsor:
The Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management

Chair:
Herbert King, Dean of Students

Administrative Support:
Ma Yang, Assistant to the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Dean, of Student Affairs

Members:
Daryl Johnson, Registrar
Julio Essex Vargas, Director of Admissions
Jill Peterson, Faculty  
Lois Larson, Director of Financial Aid
Renee Beaulieu-Banks, Student Success Specialist/Ombudsperson
Jo Woodward Interim, Director of Gateway
Roberta Gibbons, Faculty
Herbert King, Dean of Students
Thomas Boylan, Special Project Manager - Retention Specialist
Thomas Maida, Director of Safety and Security
Michael Peterson, Staff Counseling Services
Kelly Von Ruden, Judicial Affairs Officer

To report behavior potentially violates the Student Code of Conduct Policy, contact Judicial Affairs.

Wondering when to contact BIT? FAQs are available.
Additional mental health resources and consultation can be accessed through Counseling Services.



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