OU Behavior Intervention Team
OU's Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) is a group of campus professionals who respond to reports of disruptive or troubling behavior.
The team consists of members from key campus areas including: Enrollment Services & Financial Services, International Student Services, OUPD, Provost's Office, Residence Life, Student Affairs, and *University Counseling.
*While a member of the University Counseling Center serves on BIT, any information shared in a counseling session is completely confidential and not shared with BIT. The only information shared is consistent with state and federal privacy laws.
- Provides consulation and support to faculty, staff, administration, and students in assisting individuals who display concerning or disruptive behavior
- Serves as the central point of contact for reporting problematic behavior
- Assesses threat/risk
- Coordinates follow-up
- Connects individuals with appropriate campus and community resources
- Outreach based on care and concern. Every effort is made to help the individual succeed in the classroom or workplace.
- A confidential reporting resource available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day through the online reporting form or (405) 325-7700.
BIT is not
- Punitive. The focus of BIT is care and concern for the individual.
- 911. If you feel that you or any other person is in immediate danger, call the proper authorities.
BIT Team Members
- Scott Miller
- Director, University Counseling Center — Chair
- Katy Powers
- BIT, Director of Outreach
- Kent Ray
- Deputy Chief of Police, OUPD
- Kristen Partridge
- Associate Vice President & Associate Dean of Students, Student Affairs
- Diane Brittingham
- Associate Director, Housing and Food Services
- Robyn Rojas
- Director of International Student Services
- Chris Walker
- Associate Provost
- Dana Traylor
- Financial and Payroll Coordinator, Office of Admissions and Recruitment - BIT Scribe