University of Portland Bulletin 2015-2016

Early Alert Program

TBA, director

Matthew J. Baasten, Ph.D., director

The Early Alert program supports undergraduate and graduate students manifesting academic struggles and acute medical or mental health issues. The Early Alert program is accessed primarily by faculty and staff, but also by students and parents. While most students at the University experience success in their academic and social experiences, the University is committed to helping all students holistically reach their potential. When students are referred to the Early Alert program, Early Alert personnel will contact the University personnel reporting a concern and contact the student and other University professionals who assist students with the reported concern.  The Early Alert program ensures good communication with the students and their professors.  Assistance includes inviting students to be engaged in the process of finding the support and resources that will benefit their academic success and personal health. The main function of the Early Alert program is to refer students to one of many support personnel on campus (Campus Ministry, counseling, medical, Freshman Resource Center, academic centers, etc.) to activate the appropriate support.  To report an Early Alert concern, please visit the webpage: