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Crisis Management Team

The Crisis Management Team (CMT) exists to manage the University’s response to crises impacting the Oxford campus’ physical facilities and grounds such as fires, damaging weather events, large-scale chemical emergencies, shootings, etc. The CMT provides a pool of University resources from which the CMT Director may draw in order to manage the response to the crisis.

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Services is responsible for maintaining contact information for the Crisis Management Team. Email for more information.

The Care Team

The Care Team serves as a centralized coordinated body for discussion and action (through intervention practices) regarding students exhibiting behaviors that indicate distress, cause a disturbance in the community, and/or present a danger to oneself or others.

Committed to proactive, early intervention, the Care Team supports students directly and through consultation with campus partners. When necessary, the Care Team also assesses the risk of harm to the University community and coordinates appropriate action to protect the safety of individual students and the University community or property. Additionally, the Care Team has primary responsibility for soliciting/receiving information from members of the community about potentially at-risk students/situations.

The Care Team is a multi-disciplinary team that brings together representatives from major areas of the University including Student Life, Enrollment Management and Student Success, and Law Enforcement. The Dean of Students or designee serves as the leader of the Care Team.

Institutional Preparedness Team

The Institutional Preparedness Team (IPT) is a committee of professionals representing a broad range of offices and expertise on campus. The team consists of mental health, health, residence life, and student conduct professionals, legal and media counsel, police, and faculty, and is convened by the universities Vice President for Student Life.