Dear Marietta College family,

Like many of you, I am shocked and horrified by the senseless mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas. On behalf of Marietta College, I extend my deepest condolences to all of those affected by this unspeakable tragedy.

I want to reassure all everyone on the Marietta campus of our dedication in keeping you safe and making sure systems are in place to protect you. Please know that Marietta College is here to support anyone who needs assistance, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to the people in your support network.

Students, if you need counseling in relation to the events in Las Vegas, please visit the Center for Health and Wellness on the first floor of Harrison Hall (entrance on Seventh Street) or call for an appointment at (740) 376-4477. Employees, you can contact Human Resources at (740) 376-4718 or the College's Employee Assistance Program through Mutual of Omaha at 1-800-316-2796.

Sincere regards,

Bill Ruud