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Campus Safety

Public Safety

Call the دمهْض±²¥ Department of Public Safety at 304-904-2041.

If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911.

The دمهْض±²¥ Department of Public Safety strives to provide the students, faculty, staff, and community a safe and healthy environment in which to live, grow, learn and work. The GSU Public Safety Office is located in the Health and Physical Education Building.

For more information, visit the Department of Public Safety website.

Counseling Center

Free and confidential counseling is available through the دمهْض±²¥ Student Life Counseling Center. Counseling is provided by a Licensed Professional Counselor who is further certified as a Clinical Addictions Counselor and Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor. The Counseling Center is located at 137 Mollohan Center, to the right of the 1st floor elevator.

Call the Counseling Center at 304-462-6432

Call the Suicide or Crisis Helpline at 988

For more information, visit the Counseling Center website.

Title IX / Sexual Misconduct

If you feel that you have encountered discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence, you should contact one of the co-coordinators below:

Naomi Sanders
Title IX Coordinator

Kendra Pullen - Counselor on Call
304-462-6429 (Daytime)
304-266-7086 (24-hour)

If you are unsure about the definitions of discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence, or would like to register a formal complaint, please visit the Title IX website.

Emergency Information

When there is an emergency on campus, the GSU website is updated, as necessary, with a red emergency banner containing information about the alert. Alerts will also be sent via the campus emergency notification system.

To sign up for or find out information about campus alerts, please visit our Emergency Alert System webpage.

To view other emergency information, please visit our Emergency Information website.

Behavioral Intervention Team

دمهْض±²¥ is committed to the safety of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) serves as the centralized body for discussion and action regarding students exhibiting aberrant, dangerous, or threatening behavior that might impact the safety or well-being of the campus community.

Team members are committed to improving community safety through a proactive, collaborative, coordinated, objective, and thoughtful approach to violence prevention and supportive interventions.

If you observe any behavior that is concerning and that needs to be brought to the attention of the BIT, you may report the behavior using the BIT Referral Form.

If this is a campus emergency that requires immediate assistance, please contact دمهْض±²¥ Public Safety at 304-904-2041 and Emergency Services at 911.

Campus Carry

On July 1, Senate Bill 10, the , will take effect in West Virginia. Passed by the West Virginia Legislature in 2023, the Campus Self-Defense Act allows a person to carry a concealed pistol or revolver on the grounds of an institution of higher education, with some exceptions, if that person has a current and valid license to carry a concealed deadly weapon.

For information about how دمهْض±²¥ is implementing the requirements of the Campus Self-Defense Act, visit the Campus Carry page.