Complainant Resources

University Resources

All University of Mississippi resources are free with the exception of Psychological Services.

Assistant Director of Equal Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance/Title IX Coordinator

Honey Ussery
Equal Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance
University of Mississippi
120 Lester Hall
(662) 915-7045
hbussery@olemiss.edu

Honey Ussery, the Assistant Director of Equal Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance (EORC) and Title IX Coordinator, is the appropriate University official to contact to make a report or formal complaint of sex-based discrimination, sexual harassment, relationship violence, or other sexual misconduct. EORC oversees the investigation and adjudication and violations of the University’s Title IX Policy or its Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Misconduct Policy. For more information, please review these policies and visit the University’s Title IX page.

Violence Intervention and Prevention Services: Advocate

Shelli Poole
Violence Intervention and Prevention Services
University of Mississippi
309 Longstreet
(662) 915-1059
sapoole@olemiss.edu

Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Services provides support and advocacy for survivors; educates the campus on awareness and prevention; serves as a liaison between University departments and local resources. VIP Services also offers assistance to victim-survivors and individuals who are alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex-based discrimination or sexual harassment. For more information, please visit the Violence Intervention and Prevention Services website.

Student Health Center (Confidential*)

Health Center
University of Mississippi
400 Rebel Drive
(662) 915-7274

Offers forensic examinations, testing for STIs, HIV and pregnancy; emergency medications and follow-up health care. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for walk-ins. For more information please visit the Student Health Center website.

University Police Department

University Police and Campus Safety
University of Mississippi
Kinard Hall
207 Rebel Drive
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7234
upd@olemiss.edu

The University Police Department (UPD) provides assistance in reporting a crime, pressing charges, criminal investigations, and offers information about campus resources. UPD also works closely with other community law enforcement agencies such as the Oxford Police Department and the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department in investigations of shared concern. For more information, please visit the UPD website.

University Counseling Center (Confidential*)

Counseling Center
University of Mississippi
320 Lester Hall
(662) 915-3784
counslg@olemiss.edu

The University Counseling Center has a team of dedicated professionals who strive to offer the best care possible in an atmosphere of respect to individuals of the University community. For more information, please visit the Counseling Center website.

University Psychological Services Center (Confidential*)

Psychological Services Center

University of Mississippi

382 Kinard Hall
(662) 915-7385

The Psychological Services Center offers a unique and comprehensive approach to the educational, psychological, and spiritual well-being of our community. The initial appointment is $25, and later appointments are billed on a sliding-fee scale. For more information, please visit the Psychological Services Center website.

*IMPORTANT NOTE:

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 UMatter: Student Support and Advocacy unit 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.

Community Resources

*Depending on the provider, some costs may be incurred.

Family Crisis Services of NW Mississippi
(662) 234-9929

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
(662) 234-7521

Communicare provides community mental health services to full time Mississippi residents.

Baptist Memorial Hospital
(662) 232-8100

Oxford Police Department
(662) 232-2400

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office
(662) 234-6421

Regional Resources

Religious Community Resources: Clergy at individual churches

Tupelo Crisis Line

Mississippi Statutes

Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Mississippi Crime Victims Compensation Fund

Mississippi Public Universities Information

Mississippi Community and Junior Colleges Information

University of Mississippi Libraries – Federal Government Agency Information

National Resources

RAINN : Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Clery Center for Security on Campus

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

403 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
202-245-6800
1-800-421-3481
Fax: 202-245-6840
TDD: 877-521-2172

Email: ocr@ed.gov