Title IX at SHSU

New Regulations

TSUS and SHSU are working to implement policies related to the new Department of Education Title IX Regulations that are effective August 14, 2020.

In the meantime, all concerns will be address based on the current policy.

Sexual Misconduct Policy


If you or someone you know has been subjected to sexual assault, sexual violence, or any other form of sex-discrimination under Title IX, you may report such misconduct or file a formal complaint with the Title IX Coordinator:

Jeanine Bias Nelson
Phone: (936) 294-3080
Email: jbias@shsu.edu
Office: John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 302 | 1831 University Ave. Huntsville, TX 77341-2542 | Mailbox 2542



Sam Houston State University takes sexual harassment and sexual misconduct seriously in order to maintain an environment that promotes prompt reporting of all types of Sexual Misconduct. The university upholds timely and fair resolution of Sexual Misconduct complaints under the advisement of the Title IX Coordinator.

Further, Title IX officers take prompt and appropriate action to eliminate Sexual Misconduct when such is committed, prevent its recurrence, and remedy its effects. (Click to View Policy)


Sam Houston State University complies with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment; and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. Sexual misconduct, as defined in the University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy, constitutes a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX and Title VII.