Care, Assistance, and Support Team (CAST)

Emerson’s Care, Assistance, and Support Team (CAST) assists the College in identifying students who may be at risk to themselves or to others and responds accordingly. Team members meet weekly but come together whenever necessary to discuss situations that require more immediate attention.

For immediate threat or emergencies, call the Emerson College Police Department at 617-824-8888 and local law enforcement (911).

If you are concerned about a member of the Emerson community who is exhibiting behavior that is disruptive, worrisome, or poses a potential threat to the safety and well-being of the campus community or any member of it, or who is struggling

  • academically,
  • financially, or
  • personally/emotionally

please share your concern by completing this online form. Your concern will be routed to the appropriate office and/or team of trained staff depending on the nature of the concern. Students will be contacted and offered assistance as appropriate.