The Texas Southern University Office of Title IX (“OTIX”) is pleased to offer resources which provide support to any student, faculty, or staff member of the institution who has been affected by an incident of sexual or gender-based harassment or misconduct.You do not have to file a formal report or press criminal charges to receive assistance. Whether you are looking for counseling and emotional support; academic, housing, or work accommodations; or to learn more about reporting and investigations, your campus Resource Person can help you find the resources that best fit your individual situation.


Some examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Notifying faculty for a student’s absences or missed work
  • Advocating for flexibility in assignments or deadlines
  • Making referrals to resources both on and off campus to meet an individual’s needs of personal health, safety, and security
  • Assisting parties in understanding the complaint and grievance process from start to finish
  • Connecting both Complainants and Respondents with Advisors provided by the University, if desired or needed

Non-Confidential Campus Resources

  • University Public Safety/Police – 713.313.7000 (on-campus) or Dial 911 (off campus)
  • Residential Life and Housing/713.313.7206
  • Dean of Students – 713.313.1038
  • Student Conduct – 713.313.1038

Confidential Campus Resources

  • University Counseling Center – / 713.313.7804 main number / After Hours Crisis Number – 713.313.7863
  • University Health Center – / 713.313.7173
  • University Counseling Center – / 713.313.7804 main number / After Hours Crisis Number – 713.313.7863
  • University Health Center – / 713.313.7173

Law Enforcement Assistance

  • Houston Police Department - Sex Crime Unit / Family Violence Unit / Emergencies dial 911
    • *Texas Southern University has a Memorandum of Understanding with Local Law Enforcement Agencies to provide criminal support resources to faculty, staff, and students.

Non-Campus Resources

City of Houston Health and Medical Help

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

City of Houston Crisis Intervention/Mental Health for Individuals

National 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

The OTIX strives to offer fair, equitable, and individualized support to Complainants, Respondents, and Witnesses affected by Title IX-related matters. OTIX is able to refer individuals to critical resources on campus and in the community, this includes referrals to confidential resources.

For more information regarding supportive resources, please email