Responding to Students in Distress

What should you do?


As members of the university community, all faculty, staff and students have a responsibility to ensure the safety and security of others.

If someone exhibits threatening behavior or a situation occurs, this must be taken seriously and reported to the CARE Team.

If the threat is imminent, call Emporia State University Police and Safety at 620-341-5337 and/or 911.

For non-emergency or preventative assistance, please contact the CARE Team at 620-341-5222 or via email at