Important Contacts

Emergency Resources

Campus Resources

Student Health and Counseling Services - (731) 881-7750

Provides free and confidential clinical expertise in dealing with power based personal violence issues.

 

Public Safety - (731) 881-7777

Public Safety enforces all the laws and university rules on the main campus to help maintain a safe environment for our students and staff. Public Safety also partners with Student Health and Counseling Services to provide the university community with an array of educational programs that allow participants to better understand warning signs and proper response to help prevent crimes on campus.

 

Office of Equity and Diversity - (731) 881-3505

Responsible for investigating formal complaints of sexual misconduct by University students, faculty and staff.

 

Student Affairs - (731) 881-7700

As the primary advocate for students, Student Affairs is committed to facilitating student growth and development in civility and humanity by providing excellent student services that are responsive to student needs both inside and outside the classroom.

 

Office of Student Conduct - (731) 881-7704

Oversees campus judicial systems and handles all student disciplinary matters.

 

Housing - (731) 881-7730

The office of HOusing strives to provide a safe and comfortable environment for all residents. Full time live in professional staff and resident assistants are fully trained to be a resource for every student. If you have any problems in the Residence Halls please contact your Residence Life Staff member for assistance.

Off Campus Resources

Martin Police Department - (731) 587-5355(Non-emergecny) - 101 University Street

Provides training in violence prevention and helps ensure and maintain the safety and security of the UTM campus community and Martin Community.

 

Volunteer Community Hospital - (731) 587-4261 161 - Mt. Pelia Road.Martin,TN

Located within a block of UTM, the hospital can provide indicated clinical services including sexual assault nurse examinations and assist with referrals for victim advocacy.

 

WRAP (Wo/Men's Resource & Rape Assistance Program) - 1-800-273-8712 - 62 Director's Row.Jackson, TN

The mission of Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program is to embrace adult and child survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to empower them to rise above their abuse and move forward with their lives. WRAP services the counties of Madison, Gibson, McNairy, Henderson, Decatur, Benton, Crockett, Haywood, Hardin, Hardeman, Chester, Carroll, Henry, and Wayne Counties. WRAP has nine offices and two domestic violence shelters: WRAP House Jackson and WRAP House Trenton.

 

Shelby County Rape Crisis Center - (901) 222-4350 ext. 1750 - Madison Ave., Ste. 102.Memphis, TN

Since 1975 the Shelby County Rape Crisis Center (RCC) has been empowering and caring for victims of sexual violence, by providing free and confidential, comprehensive forensic nursing, advocacy and counseling services regardless of whether or not the victim is reporting to law enforcement.

 

Northwest Safeline - 1-800-957-0055

Domestic Violence Agency providing serving Crockett, Dyer, Henry, Lauderdale, Lake, Obion, Tipton, and Weakley County.

 

Victim Assistance and Advocacy Project - (731) 426-1321

A program of West Tennessee Legal Services providing help for victims of violent crime, including; advocacy affecting victims’ immediate health and safety, exercise of rights in criminal justice proceedings, and ability to obtain community social service; assistance with the preparation of victim impact statements, claims for criminal injuries compensation, assistance with probation and parole proceedings and understanding of civil legal options which might ameliorate victimization. The program serves the following 17 counties in West Tennessee of Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Madison, McNairy, Obion, and Weakley.

Hotline Resources

Tennessee Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-356-6767

 

WRAP (Wo/Men's Resource & Rape Assistance Program) - 1-800-273-8712

 

Northwest Safeline - 1-800-957-0055

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

 

National Sexual Assault Online Hotline

 

Online Resources

Warning Signs

Life on a college campus means you may encounter someone you suspect is being abused in some way. If you ever become concerned for a student, friend, or family member, PSEPP can help you help them.

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Prevention Techniques

Sexual Assault like many other crimes is a crime of opportunity and motive. There are no hard and fast rules to guarantee your safety. However, there are some steps you can take to reduce your risk of being assaulted.

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