About the CARE Team

What Happens When You Contact the CARE Team?

The CARE Team will assess the referral and make a determination about a course of action to proceed in helping the individual and the campus community. If there is a mental health concern, specialized members of the team will provide follow-up and resources to the individual. If a crime is alleged, the police will investigate and, when appropriate, the student may be prosecuted.

Similarly, if a violation of the Student Code of Conduct is alleged, the student may be subject to disciplinary action. If it is assessed that the individual's presence on campus or participation in University activities may threaten campus health or safety, or significantly disrupt University activities or functions, immediate steps will be taken to protect the campus community.

Team Members

Ben Witt
Acting Chair of CARE Team/Acting Director of Student Conduct, Rights & Responsibilities

Jenna Wright
Interim Associate Director, University Housing

Sandy Parsons
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students

Emily Peart
Chair of CARE Team/Director of Student Conduct, Rights & Responsibilities

Holly Hunt
Director, Accessibility Resource Center

Chris Simms
Counselor, WellCat Counseling Center

Jenna Wright
Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Responsibility, University Housing

Megan Kurtz
Director of Off-Campus Student Services

Emma Jewett
Case Manager-Basic Needs Project

Jasmany Garcia
Academic Advisor - Academic Advising Programs

Durl White
Detective, University Police Department

Christopher Nicodemus
Commander, University Police Department

Yeng Vang
Student Support Case Manager, WellCat Services

Ad Hoc Members - Depending on the circumstances of CARE referrals, other members of the campus community may be asked to consult with the CARE Team.

The CARE Team is not tasked with responding to emergencies. If this is an emergency and you are in need of immediate assistance contact University Police at 530-898-5555.