All members of the Penn State community are asked to be mindful of their individual responsibility to help keep the University a safe and ethical institution. The University does not condone wrongful conduct by any member of the Penn State community no matter what his or her position is. Members of the University community are urged to speak up if they see or suspect illegal or unethical conduct, and to be assured that the University will protect them from retaliation.
The following resources are available for faculty, staff, students and others to report any suspected illegal or unethical conduct, or to seek assistance:
Fire, Ambulance, Police: 911
Police and Public Safety
Campus Police: Emergency: 911; Office: 412-675-9130
Local Police: Emergency: 911
Pennsylvania State Police: 724-223-5200
Pennsylvania Attorney General: 717-787-3391
Behavioral Threat Management Team: 814-863-BTMT (2868)
Campus Health Services: 412-675-9490
UPMC McKeesport Hospital Emergency Department, 1500 Fifth Avenue, McKeesport, PA, 412-664-2121
- Penn State Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Hotline: 800-550-7575 (TTY 866-714-7177), available 24/7.
- The University-wide designated sexual harassment resource person for students: The Director of Center for Women Students at 814-863-2027, at http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/womenscenter/ online.
- A list of sexual assault resources for each campus location: http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/womenscenter/resources/ccsar.shtml online.
- University sexual harassment resource persons for all locations: http://www.psu.edu/dept/aaoffice/shrp.htm
- Penn State Center for Women Students
- Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR): 1-888-772-7277
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
- Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN): 800-656-HOPE (4673)
If a child is a victim of any kind of abuse, including sexual abuse: Contact the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Services "ChildLine" at 800-932-0313.
Reporting ethical violations (including fraud, theft, conflict of interest and violations of University policy, including research compliance, discrimination and athletics-compliance issues):
- The Penn State Ethics and Compliance Hotline at 800-560-1637 or http://www.mycompliancereport.com/brand/psu online, both anonymous and available 24/7.
- The Penn State Ethics website provides a listing of contacts at http://www.universityethics.psu.edu/contact_us.shtml online.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
National Hopeline Network (suicide prevention): 1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
The Trevor Project (Crisis intervention and Suicide prevention for LGBT youth): 1-866-488-7386
AL ANON and ALATEEN: 1-800-425-2666
Narcotics Anonymous: 1-818-773-9999
Veterans’ Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 press 1
National Eating Disorders Helpline (NEDA): 1-800-931-2237
CDC’s STD Hotline: 1-800-342-2437 press 1
National AIDS Hotline: 800-342-AIDS
Campus Counseling and Psychological Services: 412-675-9490
Campus Disability Services: 412-675-9070
Campus Office of Student Affairs: 412-675-9163
The following University offices also are available:
The Affirmative Action Office at 814-863-0471.
The Employee Relations Division of the Office of Human Resources at 814-865-1412.
The Office of Internal Audit at 814-865-9596.
College and administrative unit Human Resources Representatives listing at http://ohr.psu.edu/hr-representatives online.
If it is not clear where to turn for assistance, any of these offices will guide the individual to someone who can help.