Behaviors of Concern

While extensive, this listing of behaviors of concern is not all-inclusive:

  • Disruptive behaviors (e.g., in the classroom, off-campus)
  • Threatening words or actions toward faculty, students or staff
  • Online posting in social media or journals that are threatening
  • Uncharacteristic and/or extreme aggression toward others
  • Projects or papers that convey clear intentions to harm self or others
  • Observed self-injurious behavior, such as extreme thinness, burns or cuts
  • Suicidality, including threats, gestures, ideation and known attempts of suicide
  • Relationship violence
  • Stalking
  • Aggressive acts toward an identified group
  • Students with weapons or an infatuation with fire, firearms, bombs, ammunition or weaponry
  • Paranoia or delusions by a student
  • Flat affect or extreme lack of responsiveness
  • Excessive class absenteeism
  • Uncharacteristic poor academic performance
  • Substance abuse

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