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The Title IX & Equity Office provides training for staff, faculty and students at the university. We provide educational materials and programming for the campus community to promote a welcoming and inclusive environment and to prevent all forms of discrimination. Your Title IX & Equity Office is available for you whenever you need us. Please let us know if you have questions, require resource information and/or have a specific training need. 

Jessica Swederske, Title IX Coordinator and Chief Equity Officer


As of August 14, 2020, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights requires all institutions receiving federal funds to make publicly available all materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, and decision-makers. 

 Title IX & Equity Overview

Mandated Reporting- The training focuses on 1) understanding institutional obligations under the Title IX & equity-resolution policies; 2) understanding your role as a mandated reporter; 3) how to respond to disclosures of potential Title IX & Equity violations; 4) advocacy vs reporting; and 5) the reporting process.

 What is the Process? Equity vs. Title IX 

For questions, contact us at titleix@umsl.edu.

Appellate Officers Training
Hearing Panelist Training
Role of Panelists: Equity Hearing vs. Title IX Hearing
Implicit Bias
Affects of Alcohol
Relevancy of Questions and Evidence
Zoom Through a Hearing
Mock Hearing Materials: Investigation Report; Decision-Making Guide
Mock Hearing (Hosted on UMKC website)
Additional Resources
Cozen O’Connor’s Title IX Investigator, Adjudicator, and Coordinator Training

September 2020