As you go through the Title IX process, remember that this experience can cause distress. Below are resources to support you through the process. Please remember you are not alone.  

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General Resources

St. Edward's University Title IX Team-Pool Membership: The formal grievance process relies on a pool of trained administrators to carry out the process.

St. Edward's University VAWA Brochure (Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act):  VAWA requires that campuses have information readily available to assure an understanding of campus policies, procedures and survivor services.  

Student Resources

Title IX Student Advisory Board:  The board is made up of eight diverse members of the student body to identify opportunities for improvement of the Title IX and sex/gender misconduct policy, process and resources in service of students participating in the sexual misconduct process.  The board will provide the Title IX Coordinator with a student perspective that focuses on student support and helps to foster institutional accountability.   Students can share ideas and feedback with the student board at T9StudentBoard@stedwards.edu.   

A Letter to Reporting Parties: Find out what constitutes a Title IX offense, how to report, and what a reporting party can expect from the process, as well as self-care options and resources.

A Letter to Responding Parties: Learn more about the university’s commitment to a safe community, what constitutes a Title IX offense, what a responding party can expect from the process, and support in the form of common reactions as well as encouragement to seek support.

Title IX Case Procedures: Title IX cases involving students are handled by a trained professional staff of the university. They serve as hearing officers, investigators, and advocates.  Here’s the process.

It's On Us: FAQs about It's On Us, a national campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: Provides crime statistics, policies, and programs to inform you about campus safety.

 

Faculty and Staff Resources

Sexual Misconduct/Mandatory Reporting Language for Syllabi: Get the abbreviated statement regarding the nature of Title IX offenses and a faculty member’s role in addressing all such offenses.

Mandatory Reporting of Title IXLearn about mandatory reporting, including the legal context, the nature of reportable incidents, and procedures for mandatory reporters to follow.

Title IX Case Procedures for Faculty and StaffHere’s how the process unfolds. 

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: Provides crime statistics, policies, and programs to inform you about campus safety.

Where to Turn for Help on Campus

Confidential Resources

The following resources can provide support and assistance without any requirement to report what you tell them.

University Priest - during Sacrament of Reconciliation   512-448-8499 Bro. Stephen Walsh Campus Ministry Building 

Counseling Services, Heath & Counseling Center

512-448-8538                       Lady Bird Johnson Hall, Suite 100
Ascension Health Services, Health & Counseling Center 512-324-4940 Lady Bird Johnson Hall, Suite 100
Hilltopper Helpline 833-434-1217 24/7/365 days a week phone access to licensed counselors 
SAFE Alliance 512.267.SAFE (7233) Community partner in Austin

 

 Non-Confidential Resources

We take violations against Title IX very seriously. These offices can assist you with formal reporting to begin the investigation. Only people who need to know as part of the formal investigation process will be told.

Campus Ministry 512-448-8499 Bro. Stephen Walsh Campus Ministry Building 
Dean of Students Office 512-448-8408 Main Building, Room G16
Human Resources 512-448-8587 Doyle Hall 131
Residence Life 512-448-8419 Community Building 1
Student Disability Services 512-448-8561 Moody Hall, Room 155
University Police 512-448-8444
512-233-1444 (TTY)           
Operations Building, Room 212

Where to Turn for Help Off-Campus

Austin Texas Victim Services Resources 512-472-HELP(4357)
Love is Respect 1-866-331-9474
National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN) 800-656-4673
SAFE Alliance- Austin 512-267-7233 (SAFE)
Texas Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault 844-303-7233 or  512-267-7233