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Examples of Appropriate BART Referrals

Aggressive, threatening, or intimidating behaviors:
  • Direct threats of harm.
  • Carrying a weapon.
  • Damaging property.
  • Following, watching, or stalking someone on campus.
  • Multiple, unwanted texts, emails, voicemails intended to harass.
  • An unreasonable interest and/or frequent discussions of violence, killing, raping, torturing, guns, or explosives. 
  • Art, stories, or essays focused on the above themes.
Suicidal statements, gestures, or attempts that do not require emergency attention:
  • Direct statements, "I think a lot about killing myself," or "I took half a bottle of sleeping pills last weekend."
  • Implied statements, "The world would be better off without me."
  • Through creative expression, for example, suicidal themes or content in a painting or short story.
  • Expressions of helplessness or hopelessness.
Inappropriate use of alcohol or drugs on campus:
  • Being visibly under the influence of a substance.
  • Going to class under the influence of a substance.
  • Requiring medical attention due to substance use.
  • Selling drugs on campus.
Any significant signs of distress, abrupt changes in behavior, significant decline in functioning, or erratic behavior, including:
  • Self-injury, such as cutting, burning, or hitting self.
  • Withdrawal, fearfulness, or paranoia.
  • Psychosis, losing touch with reality, hearing voices, bizarre beliefs.
  • Marked change in personal hygiene.
  • Notable change in academic performance. 
  • Indecisiveness, confusion, or lack of focus.
  • Depression, isolation, loneliness, or lack of social support.
  • Disruptive, interruptive, or intrusive behavior.
  • Socially inappropriate, unusual, or bizarre behavior.
Sexual harassment or any sexually inappropriate behaviors:
  • Repeated, unwanted sexual advances.
  • Unwanted physical touch.
  • Unsolicited discussions of a sexual nature.
  • Pornographic emails or text messages.
  • Comments about one's body or body parts.

Inconsiderate, rude, vulgar, demeaning, discriminatory, racist, insulting statements, gestures, or behaviors that are likely to provoke anger, aggression, or be distressing to a reasonable person.

To report a concerning situation to BART, email


Please report any behaviors that may endanger the health and safety of the campus community.

CSUB Main Campus:
Dial (661) 654-2111 or 911 for situations requiring emergency response

CSUB-Antelope Valley Center:
Dial (661) 722-6399 or 911 for situations requiring emergency response

To report a concerning situation to the Behavioral Assessment and Response Team, email