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Behavior Assessment Team

Any member of the campus community may become aware of a person of concern or situation that is causing serious anxiety, stress, or fear. It is the responsibility of faculty, staff, and students to immediately refer any situation that could possibly result in harm to anyone at the University.  The Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT) at Georgia Southern University meets regularly to assess and create action plans for students or student groups who present disturbing behavior in our community.

The team members are responsible for identifying students or student groups who display disruptive behavior, offering suggestions on how to manage the behavior or student crisis, and implementing a plan to manage and/or resolve the situation. Any campus community member may refer a student or student group to the Behavior Assessment Team, using the designated referral form or through any member of the team. BAT is made up of the following offices: Counseling Center, Dean of Students, University Housing, Student Conduct, Legal Affairs, Provost Office, Public Safety, Equal Opportunity & Title IX (as needed), and the Student Accessibility Resource Center (as needed).

Please refer to our Things to Refer page for more information.

After referring a student to the BAT, a member of the BAT may contact you for further information if necessary.

Last updated: 11/28/2023