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Student Response Team

UC Merced students posing for photo

PURPOSE:

The Student Response Team develops and implements programs and services for students that are designed to address issues related to student mental health and student safety. The Student Response Team develops appropriate response protocols to address critical incidents that affect a student or students.

The Student Response Team, on a case-by-case basis, coordinates the University’s resources to address issues associated with distressing behavior and develops an appropriate intervention for students brought to the attention of the Team.

RESPONSE PROTOCOLS:

Effective the spring 2007 semester, Critical Incident Response Protocols were instituted for:

  • Assault or Homicidal Threat Involving a Student
  • Death of a Student
  • Emotional Crisis Involving a Student
  • Medical Emergency Involving a Student
  • Sexual Assault
  • Student Disruptive Behavior
  • Illness or Death of a Student’s Parent or Relative
  • Threat or Attempt of Suicide
  • Stalking Behavior

TEAM MEMBERS:

Dr. Fuji Collins
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Interim Dean of Students, Student Wellness
209-228-4331
 
Dr. Myrla Seibold
Associate Director, Counseling & Psychological Services
209-228-4266
 
Dr. Brandon Boggs
Executive Director, Health and Counseling Services
209-228-2273
 
Dr. Holly Mayo
Director, Disability Services
209-228-6996
 
Le’Trice Curl
Director of Student Life and University Judicial Officer
209-228-7881
 
Vanessa Elola
Associate Director, Residence Life
209-228-4262
 
Brian O'Bruba
Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Life
209-228-2958
 
Sergeant George Gongora
Campus Police
209-228-4217