All members of the Penn State community are asked to be mindful of their individual responsibility to help keep the University a safe and ethical institution. The University does not condone wrongful conduct by any member of the Penn State community no matter what his or her position is. Members of the University community are urged to speak up if they see or suspect illegal or unethical conduct, and to be assured that the University will protect them from retaliation.

The following resources are availability for faculty, staff, students and others to report any suspected illegal or unethical conduct, or to seek assistance:


Fire, ambulance, police: 911

Police & Public Safety

University Police: Emergency 911

Office Phone: 724-983-2824 

Cell Phone: 724-866-0250 

Sharon Police Department: Emergency 911 

Non-emergency: 724-983-3202 

PA State Police: 724-662-6162 

PA Attorney General: 717-787-3391 

Penn State Behavioral Threat Management Team: 814-863-2868

Medical assistance

Ambulance: Emergency 911 

Sharon Regional Health System: 724-983-3812

Sexual assault, abuse and harassment

Penn State Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Hotline: 800-560-1637

University-wide designated sexual harassment resource person for students: The Director of the Center for Women Students 814-896-2027 

Penn State Shenango sexual assault resources

PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR): 888-772-7277 

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233 

Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN): 800-656-4673

Child abuse

If a child is a victim of any kind of abuse, including sexual abuse, contact the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Service "ChildLine" at 800-932-0313


Reporting ethical violations (including fraud, theft, conflict of interest, and violations of University policy, including research compliance, discrimination and athletics-compliance issues):

Penn State Ethics and Compliance Hotline: 800-560-1637 

Student Code of Conduct 

Penn State Values and Culture

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 

National Hopeline Network: 800-442-4673 

The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386 (crisis intervention & suicide prevention for LGBT youth)

Addiction/Substance Abuse

Addiction Center: 800-586-9670 

Addiction Recovery Programs: 888-968-7541 

Alcoholics Anonymous: 866-309-1090 

Al-Anon and Alateen 800-425-2666 

Narcotics Anonymous: 818-773-9999 

National Organization of Students Against Drug Abuse


Veterans' Crisis Line 800-273-8255 press 1 

National Eating Disorders Helpline: 800-931-2237 

CDC's STD Hotline: 800-342-AIDS 

Campus Counseling & Psych Services: 724-983-2841 

Campus Disability Services: 724-983-2841 

Campus Office of Student Affairs: 724-983-2836