Credible or urgent concerns for your safety or the safety of a TU community member should be directed to TUPD or BCPD at 410-704-4444 or 911.
Find information here on how to support students in distress. To request a presentation, complete the request form.
Are you concerned for a student? Recognize the signs of distress.
Learn or refresh your skills on how to engage with a student in distress.
Help connect a student to the right person to get them back on track.
Non-life threatening mental health concern
|Student Outreach & Support
|Office of Student Accountability & Restorative Practices
Code of Student Accountability violation
|Office of Inclusion & Institutional Equity
Sexual/gender based harassment
We encourage faculty to work directly with their students for absences lasting less than a week.
No. If a student presents you with documentation please consider their absence in accordance with your syllabus.
SOS is a voluntary resource. While we guarantee that we will always reach out to students, we cannot guarantee that they will connect with our office or take advantage of our support.
It is often helpful to file a report as an FYI and request that no outreach is needed at this time. Reports like this can help our office establish a pattern of behavior that might be presenting in different areas across campus.
Direct them to the Foodshare Program, Towson University’s on campus food pantry.
Take the online Kognito training provided to Towson University in partnership with the Counseling Center.