Ensure the safety of student and staff first.

  • Call 4-911.
  • Seal off area where assault took place.
  • Defuse situation if possible by identifying key individual and concerns, isolating key individual in neutral area, and conferring with key individual.
  • Inform University Police if weapon was used, if victim has physical injury causing substantial pain or impairment of physical condition, or if assault involved sexual content.
  • Assess counseling needs of victim(s) or witness (es). Implementation post-crisis procedures.