Title IX​, Resources, and Assistance

Know Your IX:  Title IX at Texas A&M University School of Law

Texas A&M University and Texas A&M School of Law:

  • Are committed to providing an environment of academic study and employment free from harassment or discrimination to all segments of its community; its faculty, staff, students, guests and vendors; and
  • Will promptly address all complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and related retaliation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Harassment and discrimination, including sexual harassment and discrimination, are illegal under federal and state statutes, including but not limited to, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972, and is prohibited by Texas A&M University.

Notice of Nondiscrimination and Abuse Policy

How to report

If you believe you or someone has been subjected to (1) sexual harassment by a University faculty or staff member, student, or TAMU Law visitor; or (2) any other form of sex-based discrimination under Title IX, you may report such misconduct or file a formal complaint with the Title IX Coordinator or official contacts listed below:

Complaints against faculty, contact: Complaints against students, contact: Complaints against staff or third party, contact:
Dr. Blanca Lupiani
Executive Associate Dean of Faculties
Texas A&M University
108 YMCA Building
College Station, TX 77843-1126
TAMU Mail Stop 1126
Rosalind Jeffers
Asst. Dean of Student Affairs
Texas A&M University
School of Law
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Viviene Crooks
Asst. Dean, Finance ​& Admin.
Texas A&M University
School of Law
Fort Worth, TX 76102

The Title IX Coordinator:

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits the University from discriminating on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. For reporting incidents or making inquiries regarding discrimination based on sex, you also may contact Jennifer Smith, TAMU Title IX Coordinator, at (979-845-0977 or TitleIX.Coordinator@tamu.edu). The office address is 750 Agronomy Road, Suite 2101, College Station, TX 77843. See the Title IX Website at http://urc.tamu.edu/title-ix/.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator:

For reporting incidents, requesting accommodations, or inquiring about discrimination based on disability, you also may contact Peggy Zapalac, TAMU ADA Coordinator at (979-845-8116 or ADA.Coordinator@tamu.edu). The office address is 750 Agronomy Road Suite 2101, College Station, TX 77843. See the ADA Website http://urc.tamu.edu/ada/.


Employees may also report incidents to their supervisor.

Federal Agencies:

Inquiries or complaints about discrimination also may be directed to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (1- 800-669-4000) or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (214-661-9600).

Texas A&M System Hotline:

The Risk, Fraud & Misconduct Hotline at 888-501-3850 or https://secure.ethicspoint.com/domain/media/en/gui/19681/index.html

Your safety and protection

Texas A&M University is committed to training that increases awareness, prevents discrimination including sexual violence (dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking), and promotes safety. 

The Title IX Coordinator or official contact notifies victims of assistance options and can assist victims in requesting changes to academics, living arrangements, transportation, working situations, or protective measures such as no-contact orders. 


Pregnancy Resources:

Victim Assistance Resources:

Alcohol Abuse & Illicit Drug Use Prevention:

Processes and procedures

These procedures address Title IX complaints:

Student rules:


  • University SAP 08.01.01.M1.02, Investigation and Resolution of Complaints Against Faculty Members for Illegal Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, or Related Retaliation Charges
  • University Rule 08.01.01.M1, Civil Rights Compliance