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Supportive measures are non-disciplinary and non-punitive services offered as appropriate to restore or preserve equal access to the University’s educational program or activity without unreasonably burdening the other part. Students have the right to receive supportive measures from Eastern, regardless of whether a complaint is filed. Students should not hesitate to make these requests, which will be addressed in a timely manner by the Office of Equity and Diversity/Title IX. Some supportive measured includes, but are not limited to:

  1. Assistance in changing living arrangements, class schedules, or on-campus work schedules.
  2. Campus escort services.
  3. No Contact Orders. Restrictions on contact between involved parties (Please not this is not the same as a protective or restraining order).
  4. Leave of absence.
Increased security and monitoring of certain areas of campus.
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Supportive Measures

  • *Indicates off-campus confidential resources

    Confidential resources are defined as personnel who are bound by state law and professional ethics from disclosing information about reports/disclosures without written releases. Confidential resources include:

    Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
    182 High Street | (860) 465-0181 

    Student Health Services
    185 Birch Street, Room 102 | (860) 423-0856

    Campus Ministry
    Newman Hall | 290 Prospect Street | (860) 423-0856  

    *Public Defender Services
    Office of Chief Public Defender | 30 Trinity Street, 4th floor, Hartford, CT

    *Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut (SACCEC)
    Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Eastern Connecticut (SACCEC) is a private, non-profit agency offering free and confidential, comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault and abuse. SACCEC is a member center of the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, the statewide coalition of sexual assault crisis agencies.

    90 South Park Street, Willimantic, CT 06226 | 860-456-9476 or 888-999-5545 |

    *United Services, Domestic Violence Program
    United Services provides domestic violence shelters and services throughout Northeastern Connecticut. The Domestic Violence Program offers an array of services designed for families to become free of abuse.

    132 Mansfield Avenue, Willimantic, CT 06226 | 860-774-8648 or 860-456-9476 |

    *Office of Victim Services (OVS)
    The Office of Victim Services (OVS), Connecticut Judicial Branch, is the state’s leading agency established to provide services to victims of violent crimes.

    225 Spring Street, 4th Floor, Wethersfield, CT| 711 or 1-800-833-8134 |

  • Non-confidential resources are staff members on campus who are considered mandated reporters and are required to inform the university of any disclosure of sexual misconduct, sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence and/or stalking. These offices will able be able to give you support and give an overview of other resources, options, and supportive measures available to you.

    Vice President of Equity and Diversity                   
    Gelsi Young Hall, Office Suite 254 | (860)465-0072

    Public Safety/ Campus Police
    Public Safety Building | 44 Charter Oak Road, Room 205 | (860) 465-5310

    Title IX Coordinator
    Gelsi-Young Hall, Office Suite 254 | Office: (860) 465-5012 | After Hours Line: (860) 576-1483

    Dean of Students
    Gelsi-Young Hall, Room 222 | (860) 465-5244

    Director of Student Conduct
    Wood Support Services, Room 207 | (860) 465-0063

    Director of AccessAbility Services (OAS)
    Wood Support Services, Room 201 | (860) 465-0189

    Director of Housing and Residential Life             
    Wood Support Services, Room 245 | (860) 465-0147                    

    Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
    Webb Hall, Room 263 | (860) 465-5383

    Willimantic Police
    22 Meadow Street Willimantic, CT | (860) 465-3135

    Windham Hospital
    112 Mansfield Ave. Windham, CT | (860) 465-6715

    Sexual Assault & Interpersonal Violence Response Team (SAIV-RT)

    Eastern Connecticut State University's Sexual Assault & Interpersonal Violence Response Team, also known as the SAIV-RT and designated by the Division of Student Affairs, is a campus community-based team. The SAIV-RT works comprehensively to respond to all forms of interpersonal violence, including, but not limited to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

    If you, or someone you know, is a survivor of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking, the SAIV-RT can assist in providing a private, safe and supportive space to talk, an opportunity to understand options for on-campus and off-campus reporting procedures, and assist in addressing other campus concerns. For more information about the Sexual Assault & Interpersonal Violence Response Team, or to report a sexual assault or any form of interpersonal violence, please refer to their website or coordinator below.

    Starsheemar Byrum | SAIV-RT Coordinator | Student Center, 116 | 860-465-4314