Complainant Resources (from umsafe.olemiss.edu)
All University of Mississippi resources are free with the exception of Psychological Services.
Violence Prevention Coordinator (Private*)
University Counseling Center
Provides support and advocacy for survivors; educates the campus on awareness and prevention; serves as a liaison between university departments and local resources
Title IX Coordinator
270D Martindale Student Services Center
Students, faculty or staff who believe they have been the victim of sex discrimination, including sexual assault, may submit a complaint to the Title IX coordinator. The Title IX office is required to investigate any allegations of sex discrimination of which it is made aware and may contact you to ask for more information.
Student Health Center (Confidential*)
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for walk-ins
Offers forensic examinations, testing for STIs, HIV and pregnancy; emergency medications and follow-up health care.
University Police Department
911 for emergencies
Provides assistance in reporting a crime or information about campus resources.
University Counseling Center (Confidential*)
Lester Hall- 3rd Floor
Offers free individual and group counseling for students, faculty and staff; can help with issues including depression and anxiety.
UM Psychological Services Center (Confidential*)
382 Kinard Hall
Offers therapy and assessment for students, faculty and staff coping with issues such as depression and anxiety; reasonable fees may apply.
Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct
First floor, Somerville Hall
After Title IX investigation is complete, hearings are scheduled in this office; provides for swift resolutions of conduct violations; students may reach out to this office to file complaints.
The Counseling Center, Student Health Center and Psychological Services are granted privilege by Mississippi law. Privilege means that in most circumstances employees in those offices are prohibited by law from sharing your information without your permission. Privilege applies to all individuals over the age of 18, but does not cover minors. In addition to employees with privilege, University of Mississippi policy allows workers in the Violence Prevention Office to keep information private in most circumstances. Most other employees on campus are required to report all information about sexual discrimination, sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking to the Title IX coordinator.
Additional University Resources
Office of the Dean of Students
Student Union, Suite 422
University, MS 38677
Student Case Manager
Provides support and advocacy for students; serves as a liaison between university departments and local resources.
Department of Student Housing
Provides students with resources and support on and off campus including but not limited to their physical, mental and emotional well-being. Safe residence hall rooms and/or permanent room changes are provided as a means of support.
Campus Chaplain (Private*)
See additional information for campus ministries.
*Depending on the provider, some costs may be incurred.
Family Crisis Services of NW Mississippi
Family Crisis Services of Northwest Mississippi assists complainants with advocacy and resources in the local community, and will not report to anyone on campus.
Communicare of Oxford
Communicare provides community mental health services to full time Mississippi residents.
Baptist Memorial Hospital
Oxford Police Department
Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office
Religious Community Resources: Clergy at individual churches
RAINN : Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Revised Sexual Harassment Guidance: Harassment of Student by School Employees, Other Students, or Third Parties (2001).
403 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100