Step 2: Assess the Level of Distress

If the situation is an emergency, call Campus Police

  • 911 (by campus phone)
  • 508-565-5555 (by cell phone)

An emergency is a situation in which the student is at immediate risk of harming self or others, is incoherent or unresponsive, is in extreme distress, or is causing extreme distress to others.

If you have assessed the situation and found that it is urgent, but not an emergency, continue to Step 3.

Step 3: Assess Your Relationship with the Student