Resources and Support During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
While many offices on campus and local service providers have moved to remote work, please be assured that we remain available and committed to providing resources and support to our community members impacted by sexual and domestic violence. Please continue to contact us by email and phone using the information in the Resources section of this site. In addition to the options and providers listed in the Resources section, Futures Without Violence has made available Information On COVID-19 For Survivors, Communities, And DV/SA Programs.
Campus Ministry provides spiritual guidance and confidential counseling for members of the Framingham State University community, whatever your religious affiliation or non-affiliation. Campus Ministry respects all religious traditions on campus and offers religious services, educational programs, and volunteer service opportunities.
Health and Wellness Center, top floor of Foster Hall
The Counseling Center offers individual, couple’s and group counseling, medication evaluation and follow-up, consultation for faculty, staff, parents, and students, and educational outreach programs to the campus community.
Health and Wellness Center, first floor of Foster Hall
Here are just some of the services offered at the Health Center:
- Unlimited visits for health concerns/illnesses
- Referrals to specialists as needed
- Pelvic exams and Pap Smears
- Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) screening, counseling and treatment for men and women
- Pregnancy testing, counseling and referral
- Birth control counseling and prescription
- Emergency contraception (morning after pill)
- Free condoms
all residence halls
Main office, ground floor of Corinne Hall Towers
Each residence hall is staffed by well-trained professionals (Residence Directors) and paraprofessionals (Resident Assistants) who are available to assist you in identifying resources, making reports, and receiving support. The main office is open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm but a professional staff member is on-call 24/7 every day of the year and may be paged through Campus Police or a Resident Assistant. Additionally, Resident Assistants are on on-call in each hall every night and weekend while students are living on-campus and may be paged through the Security Desk Attendant at the main entrance.
University Title IX Coordinator
Executive Director of Equal Opportunity, University Title IX Coordinator
Dwight Hall, suite 207
The University Title IX Coordinator has primary responsibility for Title IX compliance at FSU. The coordinator also does intake of reports and complaints regarding sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking involving employees, visitors, vendors, and other 3rd parties and coordinates the investigatory process.
Dr. Meg Nowak Borrego
Dean of Students
McCarthy Center, suite 504
The Dean of Students does intake of reports and complaints about students as they relate to sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking and also coordinates investigations. The Dean can assist survivors in making adjustments to academic and living situations as well as provide a victim's advocate.
Associate Director of Athletics, Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
Athletic Center, Second Floor
The Title IX Coordinator for Athletics monitors compliance with athletic requirements under Title IX, coordinates the develop of policies and programs to support that compliance, does intake of reports and complaints, and coordinates investigations.
McCarthy Center, ground floor
The Framingham State University Police Department has a fully trained sexual assault unit staffed with certified sexual assault/rape investigators. They work closely with the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, the Framingham Police Department's sexual assault unit and various other departments within the University. Their investigators are on call 24 hours a day throughout the year and will assist victims throughout the entire criminal proceeding, and through the University judicial discipline system.
Crime Prevention Programs
The Framingham State University Police Department Crime Prevention Unit offers programs to the Framingham State University community on the following topics: domestic violence, sexual assault, workplace violence protection, alcohol/drug awareness, general safety, rape aggression defense, road rage, identity theft, police encounters, and many more areas. The goal of the department is to host these programs in the residence halls throughout the academic year. The Crime Prevention Unit will distribute posters with locations, dates, and times of each program throughout the year. Each program topic has a number of resources, both on and off campus, readily available to the community. You will be given these resources in the handouts. All programs will consist of lectures, a series of handouts, and informative videos.
Domestic Violence Program
The domestic violence program will include facts about the law, signs and symptoms of an abusive relationship, ways to protect you from domestic violence, and facts about restraining or protection orders. It also will introduce the Framingham State University Police Domestic Violence Unit staff and show how they can assist you in a domestic violence incident.
Sexual Assault Program
The sexual assault program will include the definition of sexual assault and how you can tell if you have been sexually assaulted. It will also contain the facts about the law and will give helpful tips on how to protect you from becoming a victim of sexual assault. You will meet the Sexual Assault Unit staff, and learn how it can assist you in a sexual assault incident.
Crocker Hall, room 311 (walk-in hour posted each semester or by appointment)
First floor meeting space available by request, just call ahead.
1-800-593-1125 or 508-626-8686 (TTY-friendly)
FSU has partnered with Voices Against Violence to provide on-campus access to a trained sexual assault and domestic violence advocate from Voices Against Violence. A Voices advocate is available to meet with students on-campus in a private office space in Crocker Hall. To schedule a time to meet with the counselor, simply call the Voices Against Violence hotline and ask for the FSU designated counselor.