Dean of Students

Who to Call- Reporting a Problem Concerning a Student

                                       Reporting a Problem…Who to call…


Situations requiring an immediate response from police, fire, and/or ambulance:

Call USM Public Safety
Campus Phone: Dial 911 or 5211
All other Phones: Dial 207-780-5211
On the Lewiston Campus, Call Lewiston Police 
Campus Phone: Dial 9-911   
All other Phones: Dial 784-6421
Public Safety will contact all necessary on and off-campus Emergency Responders. Call Lewiston PD and THEN notify the Dean 207-753-6594 or x6594 from a campus phone

Example of Emergencies:

Campus Crime in Progress
(crime against a person and/or property)
Active Shooter
Weapon on Campus
Suspicious Person
Crime near campus
(to initiate campus safety alert - USMALERT)
Aggression/Physical Assault
Threat of Violence
Bomb Threat
Biohazard/Hazardous Spill
Unusual Odor/Suspicious Package
Facilities Emergency
Power Outage
Natural Disaster
Hate Crime Severe Illness/Injury Imminent Suicidal Behavior
Missing Person Unattended Death Abuse/Neglect of a minor
(required to report by Maine law)

                                                    Other Serious Situations

Situations that may not require immediate action to preserve life or property. These situations do require swift action by the University, a continuity of care, and may involve emergency responders at some point. If in doubt call USM Public Safety; if on the Lewiston Campus call Lewiston PD and the Dean’s Office.

The contact will ensure that information about resources, accommodations, and complaint procedures are provided.



References to Suicide & Mental Health
Try not to leave the individual alone. If risk is imminent, seek emergency help. Otherwise, consult with Counseling Services as soon as possible.

University Health & Counseling Services
207-780-4050 (P) 207-780-5411 (G)
After hours call USMPublic Safety at 207-780-5211, or Cumberland County Crisis at 207-774-4357
COVID & Other Physical Health Concerns University Health & Counseling Services
207-780-5411 (G) & 207-780-4050 (P)
Disability Accommodation(s) Joanne Benica
Director of Disabilities Services Center
Discrimination & Bias Incidents

Sarah Holmes
Assistant Provost for Student Affairs, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Co-Chair Bias Response Team

Campus Notification of a Death of a USM community member Rodney Mondor
Dean of Students
Student Conduct (including Academic Integrity) Issues

Erika Lamarre
Director of Community Standards & Mediation

Dating/Domestic Violence, Stalking,
Sexual Assault &/or Sexual Harassment
If risk is imminent and/or you are witness to a crime in progress, seek emergency help.

Sarah Holmes
Assistant Provost for Student Affairs & Deputy Title IX Coordinator


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