Your Resources at UNH
The Sexual Harassment & Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP)
UNH SHARPP provides direct services to all survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their allies. Trained advocates are on call 24 hours a day to provide crisis intervention, court and hospital advocacy, support and information and referrals. All SHARPP Services are free and confidential. SHARPP can be reached 24 hours a day at 862-7233 (Safe) or (888) 271-7233. SHARPP can also be reached through confidential TTY at (800) 735-2964.
- 24/7 Helpline - (603) 862-SAFE (7233) or (888) 271-7233
- Office Line - (603) 862-3494
- TTY Line - (800) 735-2964
- Chatting & Texting with SHARPP
- Ask an Advocate (online e-mail service)
- Located in Wolff House (in front of Health & Wellness)
Psychological and Counseling Services is the primary mental health facility on campus. They provide individual counseling and therapy and support groups. They can be reached at (603) 862-2090 and are located in Smith Hall.
UNH takes safety seriously. As such, the campus offers resources and training on the ways you can prevent suicide at UNH. This training is called QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) that helps all students, faculty, and staff learn strategies to prevent suicide. Information on this training and more can be found here.
- (603) 862-2090
- Located in Smith Hall
Health & Wellness is an integrated health and wellness facility. They provide primary medical care, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) testing and counseling, pregnancy testing and options counseling, and annual exams. They also provide health and wellness education and counseling on a variety of topics, including alcohol and other drugs, eating concerns, self-esteem and stress management. They are located across Main Street from Holloway Commons and can be reached at (603) 862-9355.
- Main Line - (603) 862-9355
- Living Well Services - (603) 862-2497
- Located across Main Street from Holloway Commons
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (Dover)
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) is located in Dover, NH and is the closest hospital to the Durham campus. SHARPP works closely with WDH to provide support to survivors who utilize the hospital and during rape kit examinations. WDH is also the after-hours provider for UNH students when UNH Health & Wellness is closed and a student's medical care cannot wait until Health & Wellness is open.
- (603) 740-2377
- Located on Central Avenue in Dover
- Medical care for UNH students when Health & Wellness is closed
SHARPP, Psychological and Counseling Services, and UNH Health & Wellness are offices that are staffed by University employees and as part of their role, the staffs in these services are legally obligated to protect the confidentiality of their communications with clients/patients. The staff of these offices are not required to report information about sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking or other issues unless they relate to someone currently under the age of 18.
This office is responsible for overseeing the University’s compliance efforts with affirmative action, Title IX, disability laws and regulations (including ADA and Section 504), equal employment laws, and campus initiatives aimed at creating a diverse, welcoming and equitable campus. They are located in Thompson Hall (T-Hall) and can be reached at (603) 862-2930.
- (603) 862-2930
- Located in Thompson Hall (T-Hall)
UNH's Incident Report Form (IRF) is a place to report all incidents of interpersonal violence (sexual violence, harassment, abuse, stalking), discrimination and/or discriminatory harassment, bias or hate crimes, and retaliation. It allows for anonymous reporting as well.
This office supports and enforces standards of behavior designed to foster an environment of civility and respect where both rights and responsibilities are deeply valued and highly cherished. The office respects the integrity of students by protecting students’ rights and ensuring fairness through the enforcement of University policies and regulations. They are located in Hitchcock Hall and can be reached at (603) 862-3377.
- (603) 862-3377
- Located in Hitchcock Hall
The UNH Police Department exists to provide public safety services, including law enforcement, crime prevention, and suppression, emergency response, investigation and information to the UNH community, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are located at 18 Waterworks Road and can be reached at (603) 862-1427.
- 911 for emergencies
- Main Line - (603) 862-1427
- Located at 18 Waterworks Road
The Mission of the Durham Police Department is to improve the quality of life by preserving the peace and safety of the community through the formation of partnerships, creating positive interaction between the public and the police while continuing to serve the unique needs of the Durham community. They are located at 86 Dover Road (Route 108) in Durham and can be reached at (603) 868-2324.
- 911 for emergencies
- Main Line - (603) 868-2324
- Located on Route 108 (86 Dover Road)
Other Campus Resources:
The Beauregard Center is committed to working collaboratively with the whole UNH community to create a more inclusive, equitable, and socially just campus through education, advising, advocacy and community building. Through the lens of intersectionality, the center works closely with underrepresented and ally students to empower their development and growth in order to thrive socially and academically. They also work with faculty, staff and administrators around issues concerning campus climate.
- (603) 862-5204
- Located in the Memorial Union Building (MUB) Room 120
UNH MVS mission is to provide the highest quality service and support to Student Veterans, Service Members, and other military-affiliated students such as dependents. Their services include assistance with processing military educational benefits, providing a comfortable space for student Veterans, Service Members, and other military-affiliated students to study and socialize which includes Veteran-only on-campus housing options, and coordinating annual events for their students.
- (603) 862-0643
- Located on the ground floor of Hood House
UNH SAS provides services to students who have permanent or temporary disabilities, including students with physical or learning disabilities and students with health issues (mental or physical) which impact their UNH experience. They seek to create a welcoming, universally accessible environment where all students are able to participate in the myriad aspects of the UNH experience.
- (603) 862-2607
- Located in Smith Hall, Room 201
For more resources available in the state of New Hampshire, please call us at (603) 862-3494 or (603) 862-SAFE or visit the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.