What is the CARE Team?
Mission of the Team
The CARE (Campus Assessment Response and Evaluation) Team will assess and coordinate responses to significant campus situations and events involving University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) students, which require intervention in order to assist the community and its members to return to a more homeostatic state of functioning. These events may include: death or significant trauma, problematic student situations involving medical or psychological concerns, and campus emergency situations that directly affect the well-being of students. The CARE Team has the authority to respond and coordinate intervention to all student crisis incidents with the concurrence of the Chancellor. Issues of inappropriate student conduct are referred to the Office of the Dean of Students. Allegations of criminal wrong doing will be referred to Public Safety. Allegations of sexual harassment and/or discrimination shall be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity in accordance with university policy.
The Core of the CARE Team is Comprised of:
Depending on the circumstances, the CARE Team may bring together additional resources (faculty, housing, student-employment, health center, etc) to fully address the issue. To ensure the quickest response, contact Public Safety Dispatch at 715-255-3111 to inform the CARE Team of a situation. They will then contact a member of the team. However, you may contact any member of the team.