Title IX

 

Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the U.S. Department of Education's implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Par 106, the University's Title IX Coordinator has primary responsibility for coordinating the University's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in the operations of this University, as well as retaliation for the purpose of interfering with any right or privilege secured by Title IX.


 

ROLE OF THE TITLE IX COORDINATOR

The Title IX coordinator oversees the College's response to reports and complaints that involve possible sex discrimination in order to:

  • monitor outcomes
  • identify and address any patterns and
  • assess effects on the campus climate

Through the Title IX Coordinator's efforts, the University can more effectively address issues that affect the wider University community.

WHEN TO CONTACT THE TITLE IX COORDINATOR

A student should contact the Title IX Coordinator in order to:

  • seek information or training about student's rights and courses of action available to resolve reports or complaints that involve potential sex discrimination including sexual misconduct;
  • file a complaint or make a report of sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct;
  • notify the University of an incident or policy or procedure that may raise potential Title IX concerns;
  • get information about available resources (including confidential resources) and support services relating to sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct; and
  • ask questions about the University's policies and procedures related to sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.

 

TITLE IX COORDINATOR CONTACT INFORMATION:


Call the Title IX Coordinator:  

601-266-6804/601-266-4466

Location of Title IX Coordinator Office

Cook Library, Room 129, Hattiesburg Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi

Mailing Address for Title IX Coordinator

118 College Drive #5079, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406

 

Email the Title IX Coordinator

 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Title IX Website

Frequently Asked Questions

Contacts and Resources