What should I do to assist a troubled student?
Faculty and staff members at UST have the unique opportunity to engage directly with students and can often identify those who are struggling.
To support staff and faculty efforts, here are helpful, practical tips about assisting students most effectively and referring them to others when needed.
UST Guidelines for Response to Student Issues
The FLAG Team
An interdepartmental committee convened by Academic Counseling and the Dean of Students Office whose purpose is to make a concerted effort to approach students who seem to be having difficulty within the St. Thomas community and determines how to effectively support their retention and success within the university. Please contact
Sr. Sharon Howell
Assistant Dean of Students
(651) 962-6050 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Academic Counseling
(651) 962-6300 email@example.com
University Action and Response Team
An interdisciplinary group co-facilitated by the Dean of Students and Director of Public Safety. In response to a changing culture, the group has a proactive agenda which includes conducting environmental (external and internal) scans, on-going review and update of campus crisis plans, and performing threat assessments. Please contact
Vice President for Student Affairs
(651) 962-6120 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Public Safety
(651) 962-5100 or 5555 email@example.com
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Is This An Emergency?
If you are in an emergency and need immediate help with the person you care about, contact Public Safety at 651-962-5555 for On-Campus issues OR 911 for Off-Campus issues.