Sexual Assault Response Team

Sexual Assault Response Team

The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), or Title IX Compliance Team is intended to coordinate campus and community resources to effectively respond to sexual assault incidents, collect evidence with sensitivity to the complainant and respondent, provide due process to the respondent, and provide the best possible care, when necessary, to involved parties.  The SART is not an investigative or adjudicative body, but maybe be used in consultation by the Title IX Coordinator during investigations to ensure policies and procedures are being adhered to.

The SART includes representatives from a broad range of campus and community organizations concerned with the needs of sexual assault victims, including participation from the health care, counseling, housing and law enforcement. The SART is coordinated by the Title IX Coordinator.  

The SART is comprised of the following areas:

Title IX Coordinator
Southern University Police Department
Office of Student Affairs
Office of Human Resources
Residential Life and Housing
University Counseling Center
Office of Disability Services
Office of Academic Affairs
Department of Athletics

Click this link for SART Procedures