Office of Civil Rights & Title IX

The LSU Office of Civil Rights & Title IX oversees the university’s compliance with:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Civil Rights
  • The Jeanne Clery Act
  • Title IX enforcement and procedures

Updates & Information


The LSU GRACE Program will train faculty and staff on how to help students and colleagues who may have been impacted by sexual violence. If you are interested in how to help students and colleagues who may have been impacted by sexual violence, OCR&TIX invites you to participate in our new program GRACE (Gaining Resilience and Cultivating Empowerment). Our next training is May 26, 2022 from 11:30am-1:30pm. To register, send an email to In the subject line put GRACE. Include your name, title, department and office number. There are only 60 available spots for this training so register today!


New Website for Sexual Assault Resources

LSU has created a new website that offers help and support to anyone who has been impacted by domestic or sexual violence. The site pulls together the many different resources that are available to our LSU community.

Visit the Domestic & Sexual Violence Support and Reporting website.

About Interim VP Jane Cassidy

Jane Cassidy

Jane Cassidy has been a part of the LSU family for 33 years. She was first hired in 1988 as an Assistant Professor in the School of Music. Since then, she has worked hard to forge relationships, conduct groundbreaking research and create change on campus.

In her newest role as Interim Vice President for Civil Rights & Title IX, Cassidy will lead the campus to make LSU safer and stronger through changes to policies and procedures, and supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence. “We are going to work hard and we will take a step forward every single day,” Cassidy said.

Cassidy will fill the role of Interim Vice President while LSU searches for a permanent Vice President for Civil Rights & Title IX. The job description and application for the permanent position will be posted to this site, as well as the LSU Careers website as soon as that information is finalized.  

Jane Cassidy's Biography

Read Q&A with Jane Cassidy

Read Jane Cassidy's Message to Campus