Office Of the University Counsel

Complaints Involving Discrimination, Harassment, or Bias

For those wishing to file a complaint against university faculty, staff or visitors for discrimination or harassment (including disability, sexual, racial or other forms of discrimination and harassment or sexual assault):

  • Office: Institutional Equity & Compliance
  • Contact: Barbara Patton, Executive Director; barbara.patton@mtsu.edu or (615) 898-2185
  • Webpage: http://www.mtsu.edu/iec/
  • If an emergency, please dial 911. 
  • The MTSU Department of Public Safety non-emergency line is: (615) 898-2424.
    You can also text complaints to the Department of Public Safety at any of the following numbers:
    (615) 636-3137 or (Toll Free) 855-MTSU911 or
    (615) 636-3158 or (Toll Free) 855-898-2424

 

For those wishing to file a complaint against a student for discrimination or harassment (including sexual, racial or other forms of discrimination and harassment or sexual assault*):

  • Office: Judicial Affairs and Mediation Services
  • Contact: Laura Sosh-Lightsy, Assistant Dean; laura.lightsy@mtsu.edu or (615) 898-2750
  • Webpage: http://www.mtsu.edu/judaff/
  • If an emergency, please dial 911.  
  • The MTSU Department of Public Safety non-emergency line is: (615) 898-2424.
    You can also text complaints to the Department of Public Safety at any of the following numbers:
    (615) 636-3137 or (Toll Free) 855-MTSU911 or
    (615) 636-3158 or (Toll Free) 855-898-2424