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The resources below include emergency numbers or hotlines to reach campus and local police, rape or domestic help, Title IX support, safety classes and more.

If you have experienced Sexual Assault (on or off-campus) immediately call any police department (WV State, WVU police, Morgantown Police) through 911 and go to your nearest hospital for examination and medical attention. Next, visit Title IX for resources and counseling.

If you have experienced sexual harassment on campus contact the WVU Title IX office (304-293-5600) to ensure the proper steps are taken and your rights as a student or/and employee are protected.

Emergency Numbers

24 Hour Crisis Line, Valley Healthcare: 800-273-3136

Adult/Child Abuse Hotline: 800-352-6513

Carruth Crisis Text Line (for students): 741741

Disaster Distress Helpline: 800-985-5990  (immediate help coping with trauma)

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673

Poison Control: 800-222-1222

Rape & Domestic Violence Information Center (RDVIC): 304-291-5100

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline:  988

Veteran’s Crisis Line: 988 (then press 1)

Veteran’s Crisis Text Line: 838255

WV and National Hotlines

WVU Police

304-293-3136 (COPS)
992 Elmer St. 
Morgantown, WV

If you are experiencing or are witnessing a life-threatening emergency or violation of human rights, call the police and cooperate when they are on scene.

WVU Police

Rape & Domestic Violence Information Center (RDVIC)

Contact: 304-291-5100

The exact location is undisclosed for resident safety.

RDVIC provide services to men, women, and children who are currently experiencing or who are survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, incest, sexual assault, elder care abuse, care giver abuse, sexual harassment, or stalking. RDVIC provides emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, advocacy, community education, and volunteer opportunities. Their services are confidential and free of charge

Title IX and Office of Equity Assurance

1085 Van Voorhis Rd. Suite 250., Morgantown, WV

Title IX creates equity for faculty, staff, and students. It covers sexual violence, sex or gender-based discrimination, including stalking, relationship violence, bullying, and sexual misconduct. 

Title IX

Regional Campuses

Institute of Technology Police


WVU Tech Police

Potomac State Police


Potomac State Police 

Tech Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alerts

Monongalia County

Monongalia County Victim Assistance Program

75 High St.
Morgantown, WV

Monongalia County Victim Assistance program provides support and advocacy for all victims of crimes through the entire legal process. If you have been a victim of a crime or would like to contribute as a supporter of a victim you can call the Mon County Victim Assistance Program (located in the prosecutor’s office) for more information.

Victim Assistance

Mineral County

City of Keyser Police Department

11 N. Davis St.

Family Crisis Center

Domestic violence services in Keyser, WV. Call this hotline for help and information about how you can stay safe.

Mineral County Sheriff’s Department

100 E St. Keyser, WV

Mineral County Health Department

1080 Co Route 220
Keyser, WV

Tests survivors of sexual assault for pregnancy or STI’s.

Visit MCHD

Potomac Valley Hospital

100 Pin Oak Lane

Offers rape kits to sexual assault survivors in Keyser.

Visit website

Raleigh County

Montgomery General Hospital

401 6th Ave, Beckley, WV

Offers rape kits to sexual assault survivors.


Women’s Resource Center - Beckley

304-255-2559 or 888-825-7936
104 Wilson St., Beckley WV

Provides assistance with resources or safety contact your local Women’s Resource Center.


WVU Tech Student Counseling Services 

Provides WVU students with counseling for trauma, domestic abuse, or sexual assault.

Visit WVU Tech Counseling

Safety Classes

WVU Safety & Wellness

WVU Safety & Wellness

Safety Classes at WVU

Self-defense, child safety, lab safety

Preparedness and Training

Safe Zone WVU


The Safe Zone at WVU is a program run out of the LGBTQ+ Center. 

Safe Zone Training

Legal Services

WVU Student Legal Services


WVU Student Legal Services is available to educate students about their legal rights, responsibilities, and obligations. WVU SLS provides services to all students with legal issues including, but not limited to, the following areas of law: leases, contracts, landlord/tenant issues, consumer issues, notary services, insurance matters, wills and powers of attorney, debt collection, expungement of criminal records, employment grievances, family law and domestic matters, and general civil matters.


Legal Aid of West Virginia


Ensures fairness in our state’s civil justice system by providing free legal information, advice, and representation to vulnerable individuals and families facing threats to basic needs such as physical safety, food, shelter, and access to healthcare, education and other lawful benefits.

Visit LAWV

Mountain State Justice


Mountain State Justice opened its doors in 1996 to pursue impact and significant litigation on behalf of low-income West Virginians. Since that time, MSJ has provided free legal services to thousands of individuals fighting to protect their families, their homes, their health and safety, and their livelihoods.

Visit MSJ

WV Senior Legal Aid


WV Senior Legal Aid provides free civil legal services and counsel to senior West Virginians age 60 and older, with a focus on economically or socially disadvantaged, disabled, and rural seniors.

Visit WV SLA


Child Welfare Information: Gateway's Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect

Factsheet discusses state laws that designate the groups of professionals who are required to report cases of suspected child abuse and neglect. It also addresses reporting by other persons.

Mandatory Reporter Factsheet

Concealed Carry WV

West Virginia is a constitutional carry state. Open carry is legal with no requirement to have a license to carry a firearm, provided the person is at least 18 years old and is legally entitled to have a firearm under state and federal law. Some areas are off-limits, including schools (including WVU) and courthouses.

Reciprocity Map

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Request Panic Button

Safety Resources

Resources on campus safety (e.g., active shooter), inclement weather, and more. If you have experienced Sexual Assault (on or off-campus) immediately call any police.

See Safety Resources

WVU Campus Emergency Alert & Notifications

WVU Alert Notifications

WV Coalition against Domestic Violence

5004 Elk River Rd 
Elkview, WV

This is a state-wide organization that provides resources to victims of domestic and institutional violence through community networks. The WCDV also advocates for victims through public policy and awareness, prevention programs, and education. They also offer resource through collaborative projects like, Child Victimization, LGBTQ Committee, Abuse in Later Life Joint Partnership, and Behavioral Health Initiative. New website coming soon!

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