If you are Faculty or Staff seeking support resources and options related to sex discrimination and harassment, sexual violence, partner violence, or stalking that you have experienced, please visit the Report an Incident / File a Complaint Tab on the Title IX webpage.

For information about supporting and assisting students, employees, and visitors in the TSU community, see below.

Texas Southern University – Support Resources

Texas Southern University is committed to offering support resources to University Community members when sex discrimination and harassment, sexual violence, partner violence and stalking incidents occur. The University understands that it can be upsetting for individuals, especially when impacted by sex discrimination and harassment or when responding to sex discrimination and harassment allegations.

The University has listed below information that individuals impacted by or involved in sex discrimination and harassment matters may find helpful to support them. These support resources may provide Complainants and Respondents with the help that they need while navigating the myriad of concerns and questions that come up. The University will continue to address sex discrimination and harassment matters in an equitable manner while carefully taking steps to prevent and stop sex discrimination and harassment within the University community.

Kind regards,

Office of Title IX

 

Title IX Grievance Process and Procedures

Office of Title IX – www.tsu.edu/titleix
713.313.1371

Health / Counseling / Crisis Intervention

  • University Counseling Center – www.tsu.edu/ucc / 713.313.7804 main number / After Hours Crisis Number – 713.313.7863
  • University Health Center – www.tsu.edu/health / 713.313.7173
  • Employees - University Employee Assistance Program - www.uteap.org / 800.346.3549
  • University Public Safety/Police – 713.313.7000 (on campus) or Dial 911 (off campus)

Housing

Residential Life and Housing / 713.313.7206

Academic and Employment Support

Human Resources (Employee Relations)

City of Houston Community Support Resources

Health and Medical Help

  • Houston Methodist Hospital – 6565 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 713.790.3311
  • Kindred Hospital Houston Medical Center – 6441 Main Street, Houston, TX 713.790.0500

Crisis Intervention/Mental Health for Individuals

Law Enforcement Assistance

Houston Police Department - Sex Crime Unit / Family Violence Unit www.houstontx.gov/police/divisions/special_crimes/ / Emergencies dial 911

National Support Resources

  • National Coalition for Anti-Violence Programs (LGBTQ Victim Hotline): 1.212.714.1141
  • Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN): 1.800. 656.HOPE (4673)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800. 799.SAFE(7233)
  • Stalking Resource Center: 202.467.8700
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center: 1.877.739.3895
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: 303.839.1852

  

Faculty/Staff Support Resources

To Faculty and Instructors – Information about Providing Academic Support to Students  Close
  • Texas Southern University is committed to ensuring students attending Texas Southern University enjoy an inclusive and welcoming university environment and students are not negatively impacted when they must respond or be involved in Title IX matters. Students should be given equal opportunity to continue their educational experience while responding to incidents that fall under Title IX guidance (i.e., sexual harassment, sexual violence, partner violence and stalking).
  • As Faculty members, you are uniquely positioned to assist students when they must respond to incidents. Academic support serves as a method that Faculty members can utilize to help students continue to meet essential course requirements, continue to actively participate in the course, feel safe on campus after traumatic event(s), and allow them to participate in ongoing investigative processes.
  • Faculty members may receive notices that a student has requested academic support from the University. As a reminder to Faculty members, when students may need academic support due to a Title IX incident, Texas Southern University is obligated to provide academic support that is reasonably available so that the students’ education experience is not negatively impacted.  
Faculty members should remember that academic support is an alternate method to utilize that may help students continue their education uninterrupted while responding to Title IX incidents.  Open
Students involved in Title IX incidents may ask for academic support for a variety of reasons to include but not limited to:  Open
Common examples of academic support can be but are not limited to:  Open
To Faculty – Information about Syllabus Statements

As Faculty members it may be helpful to provide information in your syllabus so that Students are aware of your reporting responsibility. The Office of Title IX provides some examples of language you may consider using in your syllabus to advise students of your reporting responsibility.
Example 1  Open
Example 2  Open
Example 3  Open
If you do not want Title IX notified, instead of disclosing the information to the professor, you can speak confidentially with a counselor in the University’s Counseling Center. Please feel free to visit the Counseling Center’s website www.tsu.edu/ucc for more information about their services. If you feel comfortable speaking with the University’s Title IX Coordinator, you can contact the Office of Title IX by phone 713.313.1371 or by email titleix@tsu.edu.