Campus Safety Project

Love is... Love is not... for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October; Gorham
Take Back the Night Rally, Gorham
The cast of [Un]Spoken Maine, a student written and performed piece that explores sex, sexuality, relationships, dating abuse, stalking, and sexual assault.
The student cast of [Un]Spoken Maine in their Consent Day Tshirts
Take Back the Night March, Gorham Campus
Portland Skywalk the week of Take Back the Night 2011

The USM Campus Safety Project is a university-wide effort to promote healthy relationships at USM by providing prevention education and response training on sexual assault, stalking, and relationship abuse for students, faculty, and staff, as well as coordinating campus and community-based programs and services.

News & Events

Unspoken Maine Poster
[Un]Spoken Maine is a collection of performances, written and performed by USM students, that bring to the stage experiences about sex, relationships, and our lives.
One of the things I've been doing as an intern for the Campus Safety Project is advocacy training with Family Crisis Services.
This February is Healthy Relationships Month. The Campus Safety Project will be partnering with Family Crisis Services and SARSSM to promote healthy relationships.

Support for Victims

If you or someone you know has been impacted by sexual assault, dating, domestic violence, stalking, and/or sexual harassment, the University wants to ensure that you get all of the information and support that you need. Confidential community advocates are available 24 hours a day via the link to the right (or calling the Sexual Assault Hotling at 1-800-871-7741 or the Dating/Relationship Abuse Hotline at 1-866-834-4357). Immediate help is always available by calling 9-1-1.  USM Public Safety is available to assist USM Community Members no matter where the incident occurred and can be reached at 207-780-5212 or 9-1-1 from an on-campus phone.

On campus confidential support is available during business hours through University Health and Counseling at 207-780-4050. 

For information about how to file a report and to seek other assistance, including a no contact order, academic extensions, housing relocation, etc., please contact Joy Pufhal, Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at 207-780-4035 or