Title IX and Sexual Misconduct
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is committed to creating and maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from unlawful discrimination based on sex in accordance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities; Title VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment; and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, Clery Act, and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Sexual Harassment and Retaliation under this Policy will not be tolerated by UMMC and is grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including, permanent dismissal from UMMC and/or termination of employment.
Policy on Title IX
UMMC takes all reported sexual misconduct and harassment seriously. For more information on UMMC’s policy, see the UMMC Title IX Sexual Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy.
Title IX Coordinator and Staff
UMMC’s Title IX Coordinator and additional staff are trained in Title IX law, policy and procedure and are prepared to address concerns about sexual misconduct and related issues at UMMC. Contact the Title IX Coordinator and Title IX staff for assistance.
Report a Concern
Reports of sexual misconduct may be made to the Title IX Coordinator in any of the following ways, by anyone, at any time: by email at TitleIX@umc.edu, by phone at 601-815-7978, by submitting the Report a Concern online form, or by mail. Reports may be made to the Title IX Coordinator in person at 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 during normal business hours.
Title IX Coordinator
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
Report a Concern
Frequently Asked Questions
For more information about UMMC policy and procedure, view the Frequently Asked Questions about Title IX
Resources for Support
Various resources are available to assist students, employees, and members of the UMMC community who may need support and additional information on sexual misconduct and related issues.
The Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, investigators, decision-makers, and informal resolution facilitators receive annual training in compliance with Title IX.