The BIT is a multidisciplinary proactive campus threat assessment and behavioral intervention team committed to improving the overall safety of the campus. This is accomplished through a coordinated, objective approach to prevention, identification, assessment, intervention, and management of situations that pose, or may reasonably pose a threat to the safety and well-being of the campus community.
- Educate and inform the campus community on how to recognize, report and effectively address concerning behaviors.
- Recommend actions to appropriate campus constituents for the management of concerning situations and behaviors with the goal of finding a resolution before the concern escalates to a higher level.
- Receive and assess information regarding concerning student or community behaviors.
- Develop a resolution that is in the best interests of the individual(s) and University.
- Continue to follow up on the case as needed.
- Reviews information from faculty, staff, students and/or community members.
- Conducts an investigation to determine an appropriate response.
- Balances the individual needs of the student and those of the greater campus community.
- Provides a structured method for addressing student behaviors that impact the university community.
- Designs a coordinated response to individual needs.
- Centralizes the collection and assessment of concerning student behaviors.
- Coordinates follow-up actions as needed.
BIT Members come from the following areas:
- Dean of Students, Chair
- Campus Access Services
- Campus Police
- Counseling and Psychological Services
- Health Services
- Office of Residential Life
- Office of Risk Management
- Student Conduct
- UNH Faculty