Title IX


*If you are in immediate danger please call 911*

Campus Support Resources

The Campus Security Department is located on the top floor of the Wren Student Union in the Student Development Suite 317A. The department is open 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year to provide security to our university community.

The Counseling Center is an inclusive, nonjudgmental, and safe space where students can receive emotional support regardless of what they may be experiencing. Counselling services are free and confidential for all students. The Counseling Center is located in Nash Educational Building, Room 109.

Through the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, we sponsor weekly Crossroads services, involve students in various student ministry groups, provide pastoral counseling and guidance to the college community, and participate in positive relationships with congregations and agencies who support our mission.

A physician, physician’s assistant, or nurse practitioner associated with the Hot Springs Health Program assesses sick and injured students at the center Monday-Friday from 9:00am-10:00am. Students can schedule an appointment to see the physician, at no additional cost to the student.

  • Office: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4pm (closed daily for lunch and meetings)
  • Phone: 828-689-1383, 828-689-1243
  • Email: renee_sprinkle@mhu.edu


Community Support Resources

  • Address: 280 N Main St. Mars Hill, NC 28754
  • Phone: 828-689-2301

  • Address: 119 Mountain View Rd, Mars Hill, NC 28754
  • Hours: Monday-Saturday 8:30am-6:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm-6:00pm
  • Phone: 828-689-3507

Our VOICE services are free and confidential, and available to people of all genders. For over 40 years Our VOICE has provided services to thousands of individuals and their families who have been victimized by sexual violence.

  • Address: Family Justice Center 35 Woodfin St. Asheville, NC 28801
  • Phone: 828-252-0562
  • 24 Hour Crisis Line: 828-255-7576

Provides services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Address: 103 South Main Street PO Box 457 Marshall, NC 28743
  • Phone: 828-649-1287
  • 24 Hour Crisis Line: 888-765-3441

Is your partner violent, threatening, critical or controlling? Helpmate provides free emergency shelter, counseling, and support for you and your children. We will help you explore your options.

  • 24/7 Service Line: 828-254-0516

Vaya Health is a public managed care organization (MCO) that oversees Medicaid, federal, state and local funding for services and supports related to mental health, substance use disorder and intellectual/developmental disabilities.

  • Phone: 1-800-962-9003
  • 24/7 Behavioral Health Crisis Line: 1-800-849-6127

Mobile Crisis services provide intensive, on-site response, stabilization and intervention for people of all ages who are experiencing a crisis due to mental health disturbances, developmental disabilities, or addiction.

  • 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-888-573-1006


National Support Resources

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) is the largest national anti-sexual violence organization.

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.