Resources

Title IX Coordinator, Stefanie Lucas-Waverly, provides accommodations and information about rights and responsibilities concerning discriminatory behavior, including the application of Title IX. Answers questions about the university’s compliance with Title IX, Fairfax House, slucaswa@umw.edu , 540-654-5656; http://diversity.umw.edu/title-ix/.

Associate Vice President & Dean of Student Life, Cedric Rucker, oversees student life and serves as the Chair of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), Marye House, crucker@umw.edu, 540-654-1200; http://students.umw.edu/student-life/

University Police, accept formal reports from persons alleging criminal conduct, can provide information and help persons obtain a Protective Order, and attend to the person’s immediate safety concern. Provide referrals to appropriate resources on and off-campus, Brent House, 540 654-1025; http://www.umw.edu/police/

Office of Disability Resources, Director of Disability Resources, Jessica Machado assists University of Mary Washington in providing equal and integrated access for students with disabilities to all of the academic, social, cultural, and recreational programs it offers.  In doing so, it complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), jmachado@umw.edu or odr@umw.edu, 540-654-1266; http://academics.umw.edu/disability/ 

Director of Student Conduct & Responsibility, Dr. Ray Tuttle, assists student with reported violations of UMW’s Code of Conduct, Marye House, rtuttle@umw.edu, 540-654-1660; http://students.umw.edu/studentconduct/.

Center for International Education, Dr. Jose Sainz, assists students and employees with immigration and visa documents, Lee Hall 4th Floor, jsainz@umw.edu, 540-654-1434; http://international.umw.edu

James Farmer Multicultural Center, welcomes students from all ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Their most important goal is to enhance students’ educational experiences while here at UMW by increasing awareness and knowledge of diversity issues; https://students.umw.edu/multicultural/.

Academic Services, all students are supported through the delivery of first year and transfer advising from orientation to major declaration and across the arc of their academic career by providing individual counseling and mentoring, management of the academic internship program, academic tutoring, delivery of academic success workshops, resource identification, referrals, and student advocacy, Lee Hall 206, 540-654-1010; https://academics.umw.edu/academicservices/.

*This is a partial list. People in the offices listed here can help you come up with other sources of assistance.

Confidential Resources 

Talley Center for Counseling Services has a staff of licensed mental health progressions to help students meet the demands of college life effectively and helps support their personal, social, and intellectual growth and development. The counseling center is available to schedule appointments from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling 540-654-1053, Lee Hall & Tyler House, https://students.umw.edu/counseling/. 

Student Health Center is a weekday health clinic for UMW students. Our care focuses on routine and acute health care needs of our student population. Lee Hall, Rm 112; 540-654-1040; healthcenter@umw.edu.

Off Campus Resources

Fredericksburg Police Department:

  • 540-373-3122
  • ‘911’ (emergencies)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • 1-800-273-8255
  • Chat Link on the Website 

Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault (RCASA):

  • 540-371-6771
  • 540-371-1666 (crisis line)

Empowerhouse: A local agency supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence

  • 540-373-9373

Mary Washington Hospital Emergency Room: specially trained and compassionate nurses can collect evidence even if the victim isn’t sure about moving forward with criminal charges

  • 540-741-1000
  • ‘911’ (emergencies)

National Sexual Assault Hotline:

  • 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

  • 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)