Does someone need your help?

Do you know someone who’s suffering, acting out or putting themselves or others in harm’s way? Do you feel that you can't give them enough emotional support or don't know how? It's okay. You can still help.

A concerned persons report is a confidential way for concerned classmates, employees, family members and friends to report challenging and at-risk behaviors of peers and loved ones to the Dean of Students.

Topics commonly reported through this form include:

  • Aggressive behavior
  • Changes in eating
  • Dating issues
  • Depression
  • Difficulty adjusting to campus
  • Emotional support
  • Extreme withdrawal
  • False or distorted beliefs
  • Family issues
  • Harassment
  • Inability to contact/locate someone
  • Peer issues
  • Physical health
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-harming behavior
  • Social skills
  • Substance abuse
  • Sudden change in appearance or behavior
  • Suicidal gestures or threats
  • Unusual interest in weapons
  • Verbal or written threats
  • Violent or disturbing statements
  • Violent or disturbing writings or art

Confidentiality and after the report

The Academic Life Emergency Response Team (ALERTeam) is a student assistance team composed of the dean of students, counselors, staff, faculty and a residence director. This is an intervention team trained to identify, intervene with and refer for assistance those students who are at risk for stress, substance abuse, suicidal tendencies, etc., which affect their performance in school.

The ALERTeam will take reasonable steps to maintain the privacy of those who complete a concerned person report.

For questions about the form or to provide updates, additional information or clarify a concern, contact the Dean of Students.

Other ways to report

If your concern isn't listed above or is about sexual or gender-based misconduct, including but not limited to dating violence, discrimination, domestic violence, harassment, sexual assault or stalking, you have options:

Please note: All concerned persons reports that address these topics are automatically forwarded to the title ix coordinator.

Campus safety

Lynn’s Department of Campus Safety is dedicated to community involvement and service and provides a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and guests.

About Campus Safety

The Department of Campus Safety ensures the well-being of all students, employees and guests by continually addressing campus and community safety, providing new and innovative programming, achieving federally mandated reporting requirements, identifying new crime prevention innovation opportunities and implementing state-of-the-art technological solutions.

Services include:

  • Emergency response and investigation
  • 24-hour coverage and video monitoring of all buildings and gated university entrances
  • Golf cart, bicycle and on-foot patrol
  • Walking escorts
  • Internal tram service
  • Observation and reinforcement of university policies and legal statutes
  • Educational safety and security programming
  • Presence at special events
  • Parking enforcement

Campus Safety additionally is dedicated to community involvement and maintains close and cooperative relationships with the City of Boca Raton Police and Fire Departments, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and federal and state police agencies.

We all play a role in safety
Students, employees and guests who see suspicious activities, problems or violations of university policy should report these to Campus Safety immediately.

If you are concerned about the safety or well-being of another student or employee, please fill out a concerned person report.

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