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Title IX

SCO does not tolerate any form of discrimination. The college’s Title IX Complaint Policy and Procedures can be found on this page. The college’s Title IX Coordinator, Jan Frazier-Scott, is available to discuss such matters in person.

A victim of sexual assault on campus should immediately contact Janice Frazier- Scott, Title IX Coordinator and HR Generalist (901) 722-3271 or any person in the HR Department, or Security for confidential assistance with the options available to the victim. All reports regarding sexual assault/harassment are submitted to the college’s Title IX Coordinator. Sexual assault victims may also call the 24-hour hotline of the Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center, (901) 222-4350, or the Memphis Police Department, 911. Other assistance is available through CONCERN (901) 458-4000, the confidential counseling service provided to employees and students at no cost. 

For information regarding the college’s Sexual Assault/Harassment policy, please contact the Title IX Coordinator.

SCO's Title IX Policy (PDF)
SCO's Title IX Resolution Process (PDF)

Southern College of Optometry has a Title IX team that is responsible for ensuring our compliance with this law.  In order to understand their roles and responsibilities, as well as have the ability to execute them, they have participated in training that was designed by Thompson Coburn LLP.  The Department of Education requires that institutions post their training materials on their websites and make it available to the public. The materials can be found below: