Assisting Spartans in distress
The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) works to proactively identify, assess, and offer a coordinated institutional response to SJSU community members whose behavior poses a risk to themselves, others and/or the campus community.
Employee Educational Workshop
RSVP for one of three educational workshops on how to support and refer students in distress.
Monday, February 27, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Friday, March 17, 2023 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get Immediate Help
For any dangerous or threatening behavior, call UPD 408-924-2222 or 911.
Not an Emergency?
If you feel uneasy or concerned, call BIT at 408-924-6339 or fill out a Referral Form.
After-Hours Crisis Line
Call the Counseling and Psychological Services Crisis line at 408-924-5910 and press 4.
Fill out a BIT Referral Form to report any concerning behaviors.
Learn some helpful strategies to support others in a time of crisis.
See our list of campus and community resources for additional services.
This resource guide for CSU faculty and staff includes valuable information for helping any Spartans in distress
BIT team members are here to help if you see or experience any behavior that concerns you
When should I seek assistance?
Contact BIT or the Police immediately for any behavior involving violence, weapons, thoughts of suicide or self-harm, hate crimes, sexual assault, family problems, alcohol or drug abuse, or any other extreme distress. If you wonder, “Should I…?” then yes, you should!
How a Case Manager can help
If you find you’re hitting some “bumps” in your journey at SJSU—such as problems related to food, housing, school, medical or mental health issues—a Case Manager can provide direct support and help you find the resources you need to get back on track.