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.

Access the Code of Conduct Incident Reporting Form (.html) to confidentially report a concern and/or submit a report.

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 Safety and Security or 911.

Executive Sponsor:
Douglas Knowlton, Associate Provost for Student Success

Herbert King, Dean of Students

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


  • Daryl Johnson, registrar

  • Julio Essex Vargas, director, Admissions

  • Jill Peterson, faculty

  • Lois Larson, director, Financial Aid

  • Renee Beaulieu-Banks, specialist/ombudsperson, Student Success 

  • Jo Woodward Interim, director, Gateway

  • Roberta Gibbons, faculty

  • Herbert King, Dean of Students

  • Thomas Boylan, special project manager, retention specialist

  • Thomas Maida, director, 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 (.pdf), contact Judicial Affairs.

Additional mental health resources and consultation can be accessed through Counseling Services.