Behavioral Intervention Team

The purpose of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) is to proactively identify, assess, and offer a coordinated institutional response to SJSU community members who pose a risk to themselves, others and/or the campus community.

Behavioral Intervention Team Contact (408) 924-6339

Concerning Behavior Referral Form


I need immediate help:


When should I seek assistance?

  • Violent Acts
  • Weapons
  • Bizarre Behaviors
  • Thoughts of Suicide or Self-Harm
  • Hate Crime & Hate Incidents
  • Sexual Assault
  • Extreme Distress
  • Family/Domestic Problems
  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse
  • Whenever you wonder, "Should I...?"

Behaviors to Look Out for:

Below are just some of the behaviors to look out for.  Please use this list as a guide.

  • A sudden change in behavior
  • Extremely disruptive behavior
  • Suicidal or self-destructive thoughts
  • Any threats of violence
  • A loss of contact with reality
  • Disturbing social media postings, e-mails (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)

Managing Disruptive Behaviors

Information provided to help faculty and staff manage disruptive behaviors
Managing Disruptive Behaviors

Student After Hours Crisis Consultation

Students needing advice after hours, including weekends, during holidays or campus closures, call Counseling and Psychological Services Crisis line at (408) 924-5910 and press 4 to reach the after-hours crisis services.

The Santa Clara County Suicide and Crisis Service at (855) 278-4204.


Reach out for yourself / Understanding Case Management

Case managers on campus support students in many ways, not just related to the Behavioral Intervention Team.  Read more about case management here.


Is there a tip line?

Non-Emergency Confidential Tip Line by phone or text messaging: (408) 337-2919 or you can send an anonymous email to: