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Title IX Resources

The Title IX Office wants to ensure that all students, faculty, and staff are knowledgeable of the campus, community, and national resources. We strive to provide employees and students with the resources they need to address their concerns. Resources are available to individuals regardless of the status of their complaint and regardless of whether the complaint was formal or informal. 

Below is a list of available resources. An individual’s status at Southwest Minnesota State University can impact eligibility for specific resources.

Non-Confidential Campus Resources

On-campus departments and resources for employees or students that are NOT confidential and may be required to provide information received to University Public Safety and/or Equal Opportunity and Title IX.

Submit a Report 

  • Reports can be made in-person, by phone, by email, and online. 
  • We seek to connect individuals with campus resources. 
  • We take interim action and investigate alleged violations of the Minnesota State System nondiscrimination and sexual violence policies. 

Dean of Students and Student Affairs  

  • Oversees student conduct 
  • Provides information and referrals to student support office and collaborates with offices across campus to address the needs of students in crisis. 
  • Assists with follow-up after an incident. 

Director of Student Conduct/Environmental Health and Safety 

  • Oversees student conduct regulations 
  • Conducts Disciplinary Hearings 
  • Assists with filing complaints  

Director of Student Success 

  • Works to support student’s academic success  
  • Provides resources to help support student’s basic needs 

University Office of Public Safety 

  • Report an incident of sexual violence, discrimination, or discriminatory harassment. 
  • Connects students to other law enforcement officials and medical professionals. 
  • Provides the everyday, anytime Security Escort to and from any University building, parking lot, or residence community. 

Financial Aid 

  • Provides support with issues related to financial aid, registration, and student accounts. 
  • Schedule appointments with a financial aid advisor.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

  • Provides tutoring, mentoring, advising, or counseling related to multicultural issues.  
  • Serves as a resource for materials regarding group specific financial assistance, cultural programs, and career and internship opportunities. 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, + (LGBTQ+) & Women’s Center 

  • Provides resources to all gender identities: menstrual hygiene, lactation space, financial benefits referrals, advocacy for pregnant and parenting students, etc.  
  • Offers referrals for community agencies relating to women’s and LGBTQ+ issues like sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and domestic abuse, as well as information on birth control and STIs, hormone therapy, and counseling. 

Accessibility Services 

  • Arranges accommodations for students with disabilities like notetaking, text in alternative format, alternative testing, sign language interpreting, early registration, assistive technology, and other needs and access services. 

Center for International Education 

  • Provides advice, counseling, and advocacy regarding international student visas, academic issues and personal matters for international students. 
  • Assistance with immigration status, refugee status or application processes.  

Veterans Resource Center 

  • Support for veterans including educational benefits, scholarships, medical resources, family services. 

Confidential Campus Resources

On-campus departments and resources for employees or students that are confidential, and information shared with specific staff may be kept confidential. 

SMSU Mental Health Counseling Center

Student Health Services  

Employee Assistance Program

Community Regional, State & National Resources

Resources available to employees or students, regardless of formal complaint, that are located in the greater Marshall area community, Southwest Minnesota region, state of Minnesota and nationally. Resources include information on sexual violence, food assistance, housing assistance, health assistance and more. 


New Horizons Crisis Center

WoMen’s Rural Advocacy Programs, Inc. 

Marshall Police Department 

Access Health 

Western Mental Health Center, Inc.

SMOC Family Planning 

Planned Parenthood 

Choices Pregnancy Center  

Veterans Crisis Line 

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid 

United Community Action Partnership 


General Statewide Resource, United Way 2-1-1 

Crisis Text Line 24/7: Text MN to 74171

Minnesota Alliance on Crime


Violence Free Minnesota

Safe Harbor Shelters

Minnesota Haven Victim Notification

Minnesota Vine Victim Notification 

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline

Safe At Home Address Confidentiality


Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

Culturally Specific Resources

Culturally specific resources are available for individuals who are a part of a specific racial or ethnic group, identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community, are among Minnesota's Indigenous and tribal populations, or those who identify as part of a marginalized population. 

Asian Women Unite Minnesota 

Rainbow Therapy

Minnesota Indigenous Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition 

Heart- Muslim Women Support

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio

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