Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) Mission & Purpose


The Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) is a collaborative group with the mission of:


The CITY University of New York is concerned about the safety, health, and/or well-being of all of its students, faculty, and staff, and has policies regarding the well-being for all members of the University. Specifically, the policies address student activities that are disruptive to the mission of the University, as well as any suicidal or self injurious threats or threatening behaviors.

As a result of growing national trends on college campuses of mental health issues and the University created the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT). The BIT has been charged with upholding these policies and maintaining a healthy environment for the entire College Community.

The primary purpose of the BIT is the implementation of policies and procedures relating to disruptive and threatening behavior, its reporting, assessment, intervention, and resolution.