Penn State Resources and Response

In an emergency, call 911 or the University Police (814-863-1111).

Penn State Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Hotline
1-800-550-7575 (TTY 866-714-7177)

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline: (RAINN) 800-656-4673
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape: 1-888-772-7227

To report child abuse directly, call Childline at 1-800-932-0313

Penn State Ethics Violations Contacts
Penn State Ethics and Compliance Hotline: 800-560-1637
Penn State Ethics Policies

Sexual Assault Resources by campus

University Park Sexual Assault Resources

Police Services

Penn State Police Service: 814-863-1111

State College Borough Police: 814-234-7150

Pennsylvania State Police: 814-355-7545

Attorney General Hotline: 814-863-1053


Medical Services

University Ambulance Service, dial 911 (identify yourself as a student)

University Health Services (UHS) Sexual Assault Services, 814-863-0774
UHS Sexual Assault Options
Telephone advice nurse (24 hours a day), 814-863-4463

Mount Nittany Medical Center, emergency department, 814-234-6110

Counseling Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), 814-863-0395

Centre County Can Help, 800-643-5432 (Crisis Line)
Centre Safe, 814- 234-5050

Advocacy, Information and Support

Center for Women Students, 814-863-2027

Victim/Witness Advocate, 814-865-1864
Penn State Victim Services
Penn State Victim Resources

Student and Family Emergency Line, 814-863-2020

Other Resources and Services

Penn State Escort Service (dusk to dawn), 814-865-WALK

Reporting Hate Crimes at PSU

Penn State Behavioral Threat Management
Penn State Behavioral Threat Resources

Penn State University Libraries - resources on child abuse and neglect


Penn State Academics and Child Protection

#DefendAChild was created to raise awareness
 and encourage the prevention of child sexual abuse in the United States.