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If you are visiting this page because you need immediate help or this is an emergency, please call 911 or Public Safety.

Middlebury College Public Safety: (802) 443-5133

If you or someone you know has experienced domestic violence, dating violence, stalking or sexual assault, we are here to help.

Middlebury College will be responsive, empathic and considerate to individuals reporting these serious crimes. Protection of individuals who have experienced trauma, and the prevention of continued trauma, is our priority. You deserve to be safe.

If You are Sexually or Otherwise Assaulted on Campus


This is serious, and we are here to help. Here is what to do:

  • Get to a safe place as soon as you can.
  • If an emergency, call 911 or contact Middlebury College Public Safety at (802) 443-5133
  • If you are wishing to or thinking about reporting: try to preserve all physical evidence:
    • Do not shower/bathe/wash, change clothing, comb hair, drink or eat, or do anything that would alter a physical exam.
    • Do not launder clothing and/or bedding or throw away anything that can be used as evidence.
  • If you would like to take college or legal action, you are urged to contact Public Safety immediately at (802) 443-5133
  • Get immediate care for physical trauma

Assaults, sexual or otherwise are crimes. Individuals who have been assaulted have the right to pursue adjudication of crimes that occur on the Middlebury College campus through criminal courts and/or through the campus judicial process.

On-Campus Resources

Civil Rights and Title  IX Coordinator
Butterfly Blaise Boire   
Middlebury College 
Service Building, 213 
802-443-2147 
bboire@middlebury.edu 
Can investigate reports of sexual and interpersonal violence and link to resources, accommodations, and interim safety measures. 

Senior Human Relations Officer 
Thaddeus Watulak 
Middlebury College 
Service Building, 215 
802-443-5741 
twatulak@middlebury.edu 
Assists with the civil rights investigatory and adjudicative functions 

Department of Public Safety 
802-443-5911 
go/publicsafety 
Can call in emergencies & can assist with pressing criminal/campus charges & link to resources. Emergency response, safety planning, accommodations, No Contact Orders, recording reports, campus and community-based transportation 

Center For Health and Wellness
802-443-5135 
go/healthservices 
SANE exam, STD testing, evidence collection, injury triage 

Violence Prevention Education Specialist  
Emily Wagner 
Middlebury College, Service Building 226 
802-443-2240 
ewagner@middlebury.edu 
Can provide education, resources and assist in proper practices. 

MiddSafe
802-377-0239 
go/middsafe, or go/onlineadvocate 
Free and confidential support, information, referrals, and advocacy from trained Middlebury students. A 24-hour student-run hotline is available when undergraduate classes are in session on the Middlebury, Vermont, campus. 

Middlebury College Center for Health and Wellness Counseling Services
Middlebury College
Centeno House 3rd Floor 
(802) 443-5141 
counseling@middlebury.edu
go/counseling 
Access care and support for the Middlebury student community through counseling, advocacy, consultation, and education

MiddTelehealth 
Visit https://www.timely.md/faq/middtelehealth/  or use the MiddTelehealth app to be connected to a counselor for 24/7 access to urgent and non-urgent medical and mental health care, at no additional cost to students

Charles P. Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life
802-443-5626 
go/chaplain 
For individuals of all faiths and beliefs 

Off-Campus Resources

Middlebury Police Department 
802-388-3191 
Can assist with pressing criminal charges & link to resources. 

Addison County Sheriff’s Department   
802-388-2981 
Can assist in linking to resources to file a report or access support. 

Vermont State Police    
802-241-5000 
Can assist in linking to resources to file a report or access support. 

Vermont Statewide Emergency Number 

800-489-7273 
Free and anonymous information & support  

Porter Hospital * 
802-388-4701 
SANE exam, STD testing, evidence collection, injury triage, hospital resources 

WomenSafe 24-Hour Hotline 
1800-388-4205; Office, 802-388-4205 
Confidential 24-hour support, information, referrals, and advocacy for community member of all genders and sexual orientations 

SafeSpace Vermont 
866-869-7341 or  802-863-0003 
Confidential information, support, referrals, and advocacy for LGBTQ survivors. 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 
(800) 656-4673 
A nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape treatment hotlines provides survivors with free, confidential services around the clock. RAINN can transfer callers to local hotlines and shelters closest to their current location. There is also a chat function available on their website. 

Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) 
802-388-6751; after hours or in emergencies, call 802-388-7641 
89 Main Street 
Middlebury, VT 05753 
24/7 support for all community members 

Additional Off-Campus Resources

Location Program Resource
National All

Reporting to Law Enforcement:  
https://www.rainn.org/articles/reporting-law-enforcement

Abuse—Reporting to the Police: Options & Tips for Being Prepared
http://www.thehotline.org/2016/04/reporting-to-police-options-tips-for-being-prepared/

Police Reports and Protective Orders:
http://www.thehotline.org/2014/09/quick-look-police-reports-and-protective-orders/

California  Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey The Legal Processhttps://oag.ca.gov/publications/womansrights/ch7
Kentucky FoodWorks Crimeshttp://www.womenslaw.org/laws_state_type.php?id=225&state_code=KY
Nevada MiddCORE Crimes: http://www.womenslaw.org/laws_state_type.php?id=236&state_code=NV
New Mexico Bread Loaf School of English

Crimes: http://www.womenslaw.org/laws_state_type.php?id=239&state_code=NM#2

 

Schools Abroad All Locations

Law enforcement procedures vary by location. Please contact Sexual Assault Support and Help for Americans Abroadhttp://sashaa.org/. SASHAA Advocates are available 24/7. You can reach the SASHAA Crisis Center by calling their institutional toll-free crisis line (http://sashaa.org/crisis-line), emailing them at crisis@866uswomen.org, or messaging them through live chat (see http://sashaa.net/). An advocate will reply to you within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. To find your AT&T USA Direct Access number, click here.

For additional information, please consult our Schools Abroad site at: http://www.middlebury.edu/study-abroad/health/assault

Civil Rights and Title IX Office
Middlebury College
Service Building
Middlebury, VT 05753