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Campus safety message

William & Mary Police Maj. Don Butler sent the following message to the campus community April 5, 2019. - Ed.

Dear W&M Community,

This morning, William & Mary Police received a third-party report of an on-campus sexual assault of a student. While there are few details at this point we felt it important to notify the community of this report. The university has no indication of an on-going threat to the campus community. If you have any information on this incident, please contact William & Mary Police at 757-221-4596.

For resources, support or information on how to report any form of sexual violence, please visit Below is a summary of campus resources. If you or someone you know needs assistance, guidance, or information, I encourage you to reach out.

• The Haven -- A peer-based confidential, welcoming and inclusive resource center for those impacted by sexual violence and harassment, relationship abuse and intimate-partner violence, stalking and other gender-based discrimination (Campus Center 166) -- 221-2449
• The Counseling Center (McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, 2nd Floor) -- 221-3620
• The Dean of Students Office (Campus Center , Room 109) -- 221-2510
• The Student Health Center (McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, 2nd Floor) – 221-4386
• The W&M Police Department (201 Ukrop Way) -- 221-4596
• Title IX Coordinator (109 James Blair Hall) --221-2743
• Residence Life Staff in your area (RA, HR, HD, Area Director)
• W&M Sexual Violence Website:

The Rave Guardian app is another available resource --it works like an emergency "blue phone" in your pocket and has a number of additional important safety functions. The app may be downloaded from the Emergency Management Team's website .

Please remember to watch out for each other and take precautions wherever possible. If you have concerns about walking across campus safely, especially late at night, please contact Campus Escort (x13293) , Steer Clear Safe Ride (x1DRIV) or William & Mary Police (x14596).

Major Don Butler, WMPD