Reports of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, questions regarding Title IX and concerns about non-compliance should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be submitted in person, by phone, in writing, electronically, or anonymously and may be submitted by complainants, third parties or bystanders to the Title IX Coordinator.
Mortissa Harvey – Title IX Coordinator
Office Location: Wyly Tower 1536
Individuals may submit a report of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence or stalking (on the basis of sex) and retaliation 24 hours a day by completing Louisiana Tech University on-line form at the following link:
Confidential Advisors are available to help. Individuals wishing to obtain confidential assistance without making a report to the University may do so by speaking with a confidential advisor.
University Counseling Center
Keeny Hall 310
In addition, employees and students have on-campus access to medical services, guidance, and support at the University Counseling Center 318.257.2488 and the University Student Health Center 318.257.4866 If the incident or situation is criminal in nature, immediately contact University Police Department or the local police where the incident occurred. The University Police Department is located at South Hall, 1104 Hergot Avenue, 318.257.4018.
- Pine Hills Advocacy Center, 117 S. Trenton St., Ruston, LA 71270 – 24– hour Hotline: 318.255.7273
- Domestic Abuse Resistance Team (DART), 108 W. Alabama Ave., Ruston, LA 71270 – Hotline: 318.251.2255 or 1.800.411.1333
- RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) – National Sexual Assault Hotline – 24/7 – 1.800.656.4673
In the immediate aftermath of sexual misconduct such as sexual assault or rape, medical care and the collection of physical evidence are very important. The individual should not shower, bathe, or change clothes and may be taken to the hospital emergency room or Student Health Services.
Employees, students and non-students may also access assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the following:
Northern Louisiana Medical Center
401 E Vaughn Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
Memorandum of Understanding
The University shall enter into and maintain a written memorandum of understanding with applicable law enforcement agencies with criminal jurisdiction over the campus to clearly delineate responsibilities and share information in accordance with applicable federal and state confidentiality laws.