Student CARE Team

Student CARE Team

Mission

The Vincennes University Care Team is a proactive, cross-functional assessment team. We provide assistance and support to students who present a need and require additional resources to manage their academic and social experience at the University.

Purpose

The Vincennes University Care Team will serve as a central network focused on preventative and timely intervention. The Care Team is a resource for students, faculty, staff, parents, families, and community members. They can report students who may need additional assistance, resources, and support.  Students can refer themselves as well. The Care Team will coordinate University follow-up and on-going support while working with our campus partners.

Students can be referred to the Care Team through police reports, incident reports, and online reporting. Below are areas students may be referred to the Care Team for.

Areas students are referred for:

  • Food insecurity

  • Financial issues

  • Personal difficulties

  • Relationship issues

  • Mental health concerns

  • Illness, medical, & hospitalization

  • Concerning online or social media posts

  • Homesickness, loneliness, difficulty adjusting to University life

The Care Team is not intended to get students in trouble or report emergencies. For emergencies or immediate assistance, please call University Police at 812-888-5555. Form submissions are not monitored 24/7. All reports are provided through the online Care Team reporting form and submitted to the Dean of Students Office. A staff member from the Dean of Students office will provide follow up.

To fill out a Care Form

Click here

The Care Team does not handle cases related to Title IX. If this report could fall under our Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct policy (Title IX), please visit https://www.vinu.edu/sexual-assault-sexual-harassment-stalking-and-other-policies for additional information.

 Committee Members

  • Dean of Students, Chair

  • Assistant Provost for Student Affairs

  • Chief of Police

  • Associate Dean for Housing and Residential Life

  • Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion

  • Director of the Counseling Center

  • Director of Diverse Abilities and Accommodations

  • Recreational Sports Facilities Coordinator

  • Ability to call additional staff and faculty to the table when needed