There are many ways to seek help and assistance or to file a report with the University even if you are working or learning online.
In case of emergency, University Safety and Security for both the Portland and Biddeford campuses may be reached by dialing 366 from any campus phone and by dialing (207) 283-0176 from any non-campus phone. In all emergencies, 911 can be dialed from any on-campus phone to reach local law enforcement or emergency medical services. University Safety and Security can also assist a student in reaching local emergency services.
See additional off-campus, state, and national resources to assist our community members.
Anyone who reports an incident of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking, harassment or discrimination will be assisted in understanding their reporting options and will not be forced to make any type of report with which they are uncomfortable. There are several response options available to the reporter (PDF).
On Campus Resources
UNE SAFETY AND SECURITY
UNE Extension 366 or (207) 283-0176
In non-emergency situations, University Safety and Security may be reached at (207) 602-2298.
UNE STUDENT COUNSELING CENTER*
For General Counseling support:
- Biddeford Campus: (207) 602-2549 or toll-free at 1-866-743-2230
- Portland Campus: (207) 221-4550 or toll-free at 1-866-798-9201
- Visit the counseling center website
Crisis Response, 24 Hours a day, 1-888-568-1112
*This is a free and confidential resource.
UNE STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES
- Biddeford: (207) 602-2358
- Portland: (207) 221-4242
UNE STUDENT CONDUCT/STUDENT AFFAIRS
- Biddeford: Shane Long, director of Student Conduct, Title IX Investigator, email@example.com or (207) 602-2372
- Portland: Ray Handy, deputy Title IX coordinator, assistant dean of Student Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 221-4213
Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators
TITLE IX COORDINATOR
- Angela Shambarger, Title IX coordinator, email@example.com or (207) 221-4554.
- Brittany Swett, Title IX investigator and prevention specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org, (207) 602-2931.
DEPUTY TITLE IX COORDINATORS
- Jennifer DeBurro, assistant vice president for Student Affairs email@example.com or (207) 602-2372
- Ed Doyle, senior associate director for human resources, firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 221-4307
- Janna Merritt, assistant director for Human Resources, email@example.com or (207) 602-2281
- Ray Handy, assistant dean of Student Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 221-4213
- Heather Davis, director of Athletics, email@example.com, (207) 602-2629
In addition to on-campus resources, there are several options available off-campus. The resources listed below are free and confidential and still available during this period of social and physical distancing. Students can access both on- and off-campus resources for the same complaint simultaneously.
SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE SERVICES OF SOUTHERN MAINE
24 hours: 1-800-313-9900 or (207) 774-3613 or http://www.sarsonline.org/.
CARING UNLIMITED (DATING AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES)
York County Dating and Domestic Violence Hotline and Shelter, 24 Hours: 1-800-239-7298.
THROUGH THESE DOORS (DATING AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES)
Cumberland County Dating and Domestic Violence Hotline and Shelter, 24 Hours: 1-800-537-6066.
MAINE STATE CRISIS NUMBER, 888-568-1112
MAINE SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT CENTERS
- National Crisis Text Line: Text “TALK” to 74174
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN): 800.656.HOPE (4673)
- National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
LOCAL POLICE: EMERGENCY 911
UNE Security Office can also help students make contact with the local police departments. Please know that any University action and outcome will be independent of any police investigations and actions.
- Are you in an Abusive Relationship? (PDF)
- How to Help Someone in an Abusive Relationship (PDF)
- Partner Violence and Safety Planning (PDF)
- Partner Violence Resources (PDF)
Sexual Misconduct Policy
The University of New England Sexual Misconduct Policy (PDF) includes definitions, policy information, process information, and on- and off-campus resources.
Individuals do not need to determine whether or not an incident constitutes an act of sexual misconduct to report it.