Behaviors of Concern
Some students will have behaviors that interfere with their academic or personal success, but are not likely to indicate a risk to life and safety. Examples of behaviors of concern might include:
- Frequent class absences
- Difficulty adjusting to college life
- Significant time management/ procrastination issues
- Falling asleep in class
- Changes in appearance or personal hygiene
What to do: Often you can help students exhibiting behaviors of concern by asking some basic questions, listening, giving basic advice and making referrals to campus resources to help them. If the student needs more support than you can provide, you can make a referral to the Center for Counseling and Student Development (252-328-6661) or to the Dean of Students (252-328-9297). You may also report students of concern to ECU Care via the ECU Cares website (or by calling 252-737-5555). Some students may benefit by referral for academic assistance (i.e. advising, tutoring or your associate dean).