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Campus Assessment, Response and Evaluation (CARE) Team


The CARE Team is a group of UMSL staff who share their knowledge and expertise in an effort to address situations of concern. Though university students are the main focus of the CARE Team, concerning incidents involving visitors and guests are also discussed and acted upon as needed.

Meetings are held every two weeks throughout the academic year to ensure adequate and open communication between CARE Team members. Following these meetings, the case managers identify and implement action plans as appropriate.

The information shared within this group is confidential and is used solely for the purpose of determining an appropriate university response.


  • Gather and analyze information regarding incidents of concern
  • Assess needs of those impacted
  • Determine and implement plans for the individual of concern, including both immediate and ongoing strategies
  • Identify appropriate referrals for advice, support and assistance
  • Review interventions and implementation strategies throughout the process
  • Discuss emerging trends which adversely impact the campus community
  • Maintain a record for students of concern, including the case management strategies which were employed

Standing Members

  • Director, Student Advocacy & Care – Robin Kimberlin (Chair)
  • Dean of Students, D'Andre Braddix
  • Associate Director, Student Conduct & Academic Integrity – Andrea Guimaraes
  • Lieutenant, Police Department – Cedric Carr
  • Director, Residential Life & Housing – Jackie Warren
  • Clinical Lead, Counseling Services – Erin Vasconcelles
  • Title IX Coordinator/Chief Equity Officer – Dana Daniels 
  • Case Manager, Student Advocacy & Care – Shereka Kemp
  • Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences – Birgit Noll
  • Director, Multicultural Student Services – Derrick Freeman

If you would like to report an incident of concern to the CARE Team, please submit a CARE REFERRAL FORM.  Note: Concerns involving immediate or imminent danger should be reported to Campus Police at 314-516-5155.