Trinity College maintains a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). SART members offer support, guidance, referrals, and information. SART members are trained to provide a prompt and thorough response to victims of all forms of alleged sexual misconduct. Trinity College maintains a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). SART members offer support, guidance, referrals, and information. SART members are trained to provide a prompt and thorough response to victims of all forms of alleged sexual misconduct.
There are three categories of employees regarding the reporting of sexual misconduct at Trinity:
1. RESPONSIBLE EMPLOYEES: All faculty and staff (with the exception of a few, as noted below), including RAs, are Responsible Employees. They are required to report all information told to them to the Title IX Coordinator and the Director of Campus Safety.
2. PRIVILEGED EMPLOYEES: Designated Chaplains and Professional Counselors of the Counseling Center have privileged communication. They may not reveal anything that is told to them in confidence.
3. CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES: Professional staff of the Women & Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) and the Health Center are Confidential Employees. They provide only general information- without identifiable information - to the Title IX Coordinator and the Director of Campus Safety.
Campus Safety: Responsible Employees
860-297-2222, 76 Vernon Street
Campus Safety is responsible for all criminal investigations and apprehensions. Regardless of whether charges are filed, Campus Safety is available to answer your questions about the legal process and your legal options retarding an incident.
Brian Heavren, Director: 860-297-2279
Ramon Rosario, Lieutenant: 860-297-2111
Martin Torres, Officer, state certified sexual assault counselor: 860-297-2222
Counseling Center: Privileged Employees
860-297-2415, 135 Allen Place
The Counseling Center
provides a full range of counseling and psychological services including crisis intervention, ongoing counseling to survivors of sexual assault and dating violence, information, and referrals as needed. The services are strictly confidential and free.
Dr. Randy Lee
Dr. Kristin Kennan,
Dr. Kate Marinchak
Women & Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC): Confidential Employees
860-297-2408/4131, Mather Hall, 2nd floor
staff provides advocacy, support, information, and referrals to individuals who have, or think they have, experienced sexual assault, rape, sexual harassment, dating or relationship violence, or stalking. The Director is the SART Coordinator. WGRAC works towards the prevention of violence against women and men through educational programming and events and bystander intervention training. WGRAC sponsors the student group, Students Encouraging Consensual Sex (SECS), which holds annual events to raise awareness around these issues and to support survivors; and, the Male Ambassadors, who work to involve men in the effort to end sexual violence on campus.
WGRAC Training & Program Coordinator
Health Center: Confidential Employee
860-297-2018, Wheaton Hall, First floor
The Health Center
provides medical assistance, support and referrals. Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and pregnancy testing, as well as condoms, are available.
Martha Burke O'Brien
Chaplains: Privileged Employees
The College Chaplains
provide counseling, support and advocacy services for all students.
Associate College Chaplain
Trinity College Hillel
74 Vernon Street
Lisa Kassow: RESPONSIBLE EMPLOYEE
Dean of Students: Responsible Employees
Dean of Campus Life and Vice President for Student Affairs
Dean of Students
Sr. Associate Dean of Students
Associate Dean of Students
Assistant Director of Student Activities
Director of Campus Life Initiatives and Social Houses
Office of Residential Life: Responsible Employees
The Office of Residential Life
staff is knowledgeable about campus services and can help survivors get assistance. Staff can expedite the campus judicial process or changes in housing.
Hamlin/Cook, 3rd Floor
Office of Multicultural Affairs: Responsible Employees
Patti Maisch, state certified sexual assault counselor
Program Coordinator, Multicultural Affairs
Dean, Multicultural Affairs
Senior Diversity Officer
Ferris Athletic Center: Responsible Employees
Head Coach, Tennis
Assistant Coach, Field & Track
Ferris Athletic Center
Queer Resource Center (QRC): Responsible Employee
114 Crescent Street
Crystal Nieves, '08
Queer Resource Center Coordinator
Hartford Area Resources
- Hartford Police: Emergency: 911
- Non-Emergency: 860-757-4000
- YWCA of New Britain/Hartford Sexual Assault Crisis Services (SACS): 860-225-4681, x211
YWCA SACS provides immediate counseling/advocacy services to victims of all types of sexual abuse. Assistance is provided to both women and men. All services are free and confidential. Hotline workers have Privileged Communication: They do not reveal any information to the College.
- State Sexual Violence 24 hour Toll Free Hotline: 1-888-999-5545
- State Sexual Violence 24 hour Toll Free Spanish Hotline : 1-888-568-8332
- Domestic Violence 24 hour Toll Free Hotline: 1-888-774-2900
- Domestic Violence 24 Hour Toll Free Spanish Hotline: 1-844-831-9200