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Compass Network & BIT

The Compass Network works very closely with the Behavioral Intervention Team to coordinate which group can offer the best support to students. The information below should help you to determine how to best refer your student.

Compass Network

Contact the Compass Network if a student is in need of support to overcome personal challenges that could hinder academic and personal success.


 

  • There is a significant change in course attendance or grades
  • Student indicates they are not finding an academic fit
  • Student may be experiencing personal, family or money issues
  • You know a student needs support but you are unsure of where to refer
  • Student is considering leaving OU

Compass Network is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday.

Contact Info:
(405) 325-8103
compassnetwork@ou.edu

link.ou.edu/compass

Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)

Contact the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) if a student displays concerning behaviors or attitudes. BIT deals with disruptive or troubling behavior.

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  • Student displays significant personal changes including: appearance, behavior, activities
  • Student shows or mentions hostile beahviors: stalking, aggression, threats of harm
  • You believe a student may cause harm to self or others
  • Somethings seems to be seriously wrong
  • If you believe a student is the victim of hostile behavior from another student (stalking, aggression, threats of harm)

The help provided by BIT is a more immediate response for acute distress. BIT is available 24/7.

Contact Info:
(405) 325-7700
normanbit@ou.edu

ou.edu/normanbit

If you're unsure of which office to contact, either can assist in getting you to the correct department. If a student has mentioned, displayed or you notice any items that fall under the BIT category, we encourage you to contact BIT.