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Sexual Misconduct Policy

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT POLICY STATEMENT

The University of Southern Mississippi is committed to fostering and maintaining a community environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person, regardless of sex, race, religion, national origin, age, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All members of the University community share a responsibility to create and maintain an academic and work environment which promotes the respect, safety, and dignity of each person. The University prohibits sex and gender discrimination and sexual misconduct in any form. This includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, stalking, or intimate partner violence. Criminal, civil, and University disciplinary processes may be available to any University member with a complaint and enforced against a person found to have engaged in the prohibited behavior. The University is committed to fair and prompt procedures to investigate reports of sexual misconduct. Special emphasis is placed on the rights, needs, and privacy of the person filing a complaint, as well as the due process rights of the accused. The University remains committed in preventing and addressing all forms of sexual misconduct through education, training, clear policies and procedures, and disciplinary consequences for University violations.

You can find the full Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure at the following links:

For more information or to report sex or gender discrimination and sexual misconduct, contact the Title IX Office using the information listed below:

 

Title IX Coordinator 

Rebecca Malley, Ph.D. 

Hattiesburg Campus 

118 College Drive # 5079 

Hattiesburg, MS 39406 

Telephone: 601.266.6804 or rebecca.malleyFREEMississippi%C2%A0

 

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Cristin Reynolds

Telephone: 601.266.4671 or cristin.reynoldsFREEMississippi

 

A Title IX representative is also available to consult with coastal students and employees on the Gulf Park campus at the following address:

 

Hardy Hall 332 

730 Beach Blvd E, 

Long Beach, MS 39560 

Phone: 601.266.6804

 

For all other civil rights complaints, please consult with the Office of Affirmative Action/EEO (www.usm.edu/aa-eeo).

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University Police Department
Bond Hall, 1st floor
118 College Drive #5061
Hattiesburg, MS 39407

Hattiesburg Campus

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Phone
601.266.4986

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138 Beach Park Place
730 East Beach Blvd
Long Beach, MS 39560

Gulf Park Campus

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Phone
601.266.4986