The Dean of Students Office leads two campus intervention teams: CARE Team and Student Support Team. Each team proactively to identifies, assesses, manages, and reduces potentially harmful or threatening behavior. Below is a summary of each team and the matters they address. 

CARE Team and Student Support Team do not address emergency situations. If there is an emergency or if you need immediate assistance, call 9-911 from a campus phone and 414-229-9911 from a cell phone. 

   CARE Team  Student Support Team 
What does this team do? 


CARE Team acts in a proactive manner to identify, assess, manage, reduce, and educate the campus community as to the risk of potentially harmful or threatening behavior.   



Student Support Team helps identify students who appear to be in distress and provides supportive intervention and guidance. Student Support Team works with individuals who report concerns to address and assist. In most instances, Student Support Team will contact the person who reports a concern before taking action. 


What does this team address? 


CARE Team collects reports for anyone (i.e. students, employees, vendors, non-affiliated persons) who may pose a threat or concern to the UWM Community.  


Examples include people exhibiting disruptive, intimidating, physically threatening, or dangerous behavior. 



Student Support Team addresses a wider range of issues. 


If you notice a change in student behavior that could cause barriers to learn such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, financial insecurity, depression, and difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. 


What offices are represented on this team? 


Dean of Students Office 

University Police 

Office of Legal Affairs 

University Counseling Services 

Title IX Office 

Human Resources 

College of General Studies  



Dean of Students Office 

University Counseling Services 

University Housing 

Student Success Center 

University Police 

College of General Studies 

Accessibility Resource Center 


I have a concern about someone. How do I report a concern to this team? 


Submit a Report It form. 




I need immediate assistance. 


Call UWM Police  


9-911 (from campus phone)  


414-229-9911 (from outside phone) 



Call UWM Crisis Counselor  


4133 (from campus phone during normal business hours) 


414-229-4133 (from outside phone during normal business hours) 


For assistance outside normal business hours, use these resources