During this time, the university remains committed to supporting students and responding to reports. However, please note that any follow up meetings will be conducted by phone or video conferencing. In addition, please be aware that campus resources such as Counseling and Health Services and the PEAR hotline continue to be available by appointment.
As all report page managers are monitoring e-mail regularly, please feel free to contact any of the identified contacts for each report option below.
Making a Report
The safety and well-being of our community is a top priority at Salem State. Teams from student life, academic support and university police work together to respond to concerns about community members in a supportive and compassionate way.
For Immediate Safety Risks, Call 911
If you have an immediate safety concern, a person is a threat to themselves or someone else, or you are witnessing a crime, call ext. 6111 from a university phone, or call 978.542.6111 or 911 from any phone.
Make a Report
The Salem State Care and Concern team reviews and responds to incidents or concerning student behavior. This can include agitated behavior, references to violence or self-harm, or significant emotional distress.
Faculty and staff can report academic or day-to-day student concerns to retention services through Navigate. Observations for Navigate include concerns include academic concerns (class attendance, academic performance, skill gaps); personal issues (living environment, social connections, homesickness) and financial issues.
Make a referral in Navigate (faculty/staff login required). You will receive a notification that your referral was received and addressed.
Salem State strives to both increase the diversity within our campus community and to create a welcoming environment for all members. We unequivocally denounce acts of bias or hate and pledge to respond in ways that reinforce our values, prioritize education and pursue personal accountability. The university defines a bias incident as any act, conduct or communication that reasonably is understood to demean, degrade, threaten or harass an individual or group based on an actual or perceived characteristic. Community members who witness or experience bias are encouraged to notify the university.
The Student Conduct Code identifies expectations for student behavior both on and off campus. If you feel that a student has violated a university policy, you are encouraged to submit a report.
Submit a violation report. The report will be reviewed for possible disciplinary action. You may be contacted to provide further information about your report.
Individuals should report incidents of academic dishonesty following the Academic Integrity Regulations. Violations of the Academic Integrity Regulations include cheating, plagiarism, fabrication, and collusion. If a student has violated the Academic Integrity Regulations, a report should be filed even when the faculty member plans to address the violation directly with the student.
Report a violation of Academic Integrity Regulations. Once a report is filed, it will be reviewed by Vickie Ross in Academic Affairs who will forward the report to the college/school Dean for appropriate action according to university regulations. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Vickie Ross at 978.542.2472.
Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex or gender in any federally funded education program or activity. Sex discrimination is a broad umbrella that includes but is not limited to: sexual violence, stalking, sexual assault and dating violence. Read the complete Title IX policy.
Title IX applies to all students, staff and faculty. Any community member who has been the victim of sexual assault or any other sex-based discrimination is highly encouraged to seek support and consider making a report. If this is an emergency, call ext. 6111 from a university phone or 911 from any outside phone.