Sample Syllabus Statement:

The OSSA Care Team encourages faculty to include the following statement in their course syllabi:

Student success at Michigan State University includes more than just academic performance. If you or someone you know needs support, is distressed, or exhibits concerning behavior, help by making a referral to the CARE Team. The Michigan State University CARE Team is committed to improving the safety and well-being of the college community through proactive and supportive interventions. As your instructor, I care about your success and may contact the CARE Team to seek support for you. I encourage you to fill out a referral if you or a classmate are in need of help. You may contact the Care Team by filling out a referral at  

In case of an emergency, please call 9-1-1.