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Policy on Sexual Assault Impact

Policy on Sexual Assault

Fairmont State will not tolerate, in any manner, any sexual assault on campus or at any campus-related facility. We strive to maintain a safe environment for all persons who participate in any Fairmont State activity. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Counseling Services

Fairmont State provides counseling to sexual assault survivors as well as family and friends of survivors.

  • Counseling services are free of charge.
  • Appointments are made by phone at (304) 367-4792 or in person.
  • Regular hours of operation of the Counseling Center are (7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday.) and 7:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (Friday).
  • Counselors will also provide advocacy, information and answer general questions regarding the criminal justice system and provide resources for more specific information.

Counseling Referrals

Upon request, Fairmont State can refer individuals to:

  • local counseling and mental health agencies
  • medical offices
  • women's shelters
  • self-defense classes
  • law offices
  • appropriate police agencies.
  • Marion County Magistrate's Court

Counseling After Hours

If crisis counseling is required after hours, counselors are available on a 24-hour basis.

Phone University Police first at (304) 367-4157.

An individual can also contact the Hope Inc. Domestic Violence Center in Fairmont at (304) 367-1100.

The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network Hotline, 1-800-656-HOPE (4673), is a national 24-hour hotline that can be accessed anywhere in the United States.