California State University East Bay (CSUEB) has created a network of structures, policies and procedures for working with at-risk students (including the potentially violent student) for the purposes of providing support to the individual student and ensuring a safe campus environment. With regard to students in distress, the university has the responsibility to set the policies and programs that promote a safe campus environment and to respond to students who are at risk or are an imminent danger to self or others. Each organizational unit of the campus involved in this effort has a specific set of functions. However, it is the interaction of the various units of the system that is crucial when encountering the complex cases involving at-risk students