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UT Tyler Campus Response, Prevention Efforts, and Resources to Address Sexual Harassment, Stalking, Dating/Domestic Abuse and Violence, and Unwanted Sexual Contact.


Supportive Services

Student Health and Wellness

Provides a variety of programs and training for Title IX related issues. Visit for information.

Behavior Intervention Team

BIT identifies and addresses concerning behavior and provides resources for students. Visit for information.

RAVE Patriot Guardian App

Provided through the UT Tyler Police Department, free personal safety app for students, available on mobile devices.

East Texas Crisis Center (ETCC)

Crisis intervention and advocacy services are available for victims of interpersonal violence and sexual assault. For the 24-hour crisis hotline contact (903) 595-5591. Visit or contact (903) 509-2526 for information.

Confidential Resources and Reporting

University Counseling Center Provides confidential, free counseling to students in need. For information contact (903) 566-7254 (8 am to 5 pm). For the 24/7 Crisis Hotline contact (903) 566-7254. Visit for information.

University Health Clinic

The Health Clinic is dedicated to providing the highest quality treatment and care to students, faculty, and staff (Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm). Confidential services include general medical care, women’s wellness, health education, immunizations, laboratory, and lab work. Contact (903)939-7870 or visit for information.

Silent Witness Program

Students can make a confidential report of a crime (NOT intended to report crimes in progress) to UT Tyler Police Department as a silent witness. Visit for information.


Coordinated Response

Office of Compliance

The Office of Compliance’s mission is to “help build compliance consciousness into the environment at UT Tyler.” Duties include providing compliance training, including compliance related to sexual harassment and assault and other forms of violence on campus, and performing Quality Assurance Reviews. Visit for information.

Title IX Coordinator and Investigators

The Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Coordinators, and Investigators are tasked with monitoring Title IX compliance and responding to complaints. Visit for information.

UT Tyler Police Department

UTTPD’s mission is to “provide an environment in which the university community can live, study, and
work without fear.” Visit for information.


Professional Training

Compliance Training for Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees

New Employee Orientation Mandatory orientation for all new full-time staff including information on Title IX.

Faculty/Staff Compliance Modules

Online training compliance modules on UT Tyler policies, designed to be completed biannually.

Student Employee Orientation

Includes information about crisis management, Title IX, and bystander intervention.

Fitness Center Student Staff Training

Training for student employees of the Herrington Patriot Center (HPC), university fitness center.

Resident Advisor Training

Resident Life employees are trained each semester in crisis intervention, Title IX recognition and reporting, and Quick Response Plan (QRP).

Athletic Staff Training

Sexual assault training for athletics department coaches and staff.


Awareness, Prevention, and Educational Efforts

Student Orientations

Mandatory orientations for incoming students, including new students, transfer students, graduate students, international students, and students entering the College of Pharmacy.

Haven - Understanding Sexual Assault

Online program that educates students about the elements of healthy relationships, the importance of sexual consent, and the role of bystanders in creating safe, healthy communities.

Student Organization Training

Training for student organization representatives and advisors regarding risk management.

Greek Life 101 Orientation

Training for fraternity and sorority members, containing information on sexual assault and bystander intervention.

Greek Council Orientation

Training for the Greek Council, including information on sexual assault and bystander intervention.

Student Athlete Training

Training required for all student athletes and held twice per year. Includes information on bystander intervention and consent.

Patriot Money Mentor Training

Student peer financial mentors receive training on suicide prevention, crisis intervention, and Title IX.

Swoop-in Bystander Intervention Training

Training for students, faculty, and staff on how to recognize potentially harmful situations and respond in a way that could positively influence the outcome, creating a “culture of care.” Visit for information.

Peer Advocates for Social Justice Training

Training held eight times throughout school year to promote primary prevention and bystander intervention among students.

Campus Assault Response Effort (CARE)

Webpage and resources dedicated to campus assault response. Visit for information.

Classroom Presentations 

Six presentations throughout year are provided on campus safety, bystander intervention, as well as on alcohol, drugs, and health.

Film Series and Panel Discussion

For Sexual Assault Activism Month, presented three films: The Hunting Ground, It Happened Here, and The Mask You Live In, followed by discussion panel.

AXO Candle Light Vigil

Spoke at Candle Light Vigil for victims of domestic assault.

Tabling Events

Table at campus events, including the SGA Sexual Health Fair, Campus Safety Month, and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, to provide information on topics including Financial Abuse Awareness, Sexversations (presented in coordination with a campus LGBTQ organization), Safety Within Relationships, Swoop in for Spring Break, and Survivor Stories.