Resources 

 Campus Resources

 

Title IX coordinator

 

The University has many resources in place to assist students, faculty, and staff. The Title IX Coordinator works with community members to identify the best resources for each individual and assess possible interim measures such as no contact directives. Click here for more information about interim measures. The Title IX Coordinator provides support and information, including options and information on the University’s procedures for investigating and addressing Sexual Misconduct.

Contact:
Amy N. Pennington, Associate Vice President/Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator
233 Doc Bryan Student Services Center
1605 Coliseum Drive
Russellville, AR 72801
(479) 968-0407
apennington@atu.edu


 
Health and Wellness Center

 

The Health and Wellness Center is located in Doc Bryan Student Services Center, Suite 119. To make an appointment with a counselor or nurse, call 479-968-0329.

Counseling

The Health and Wellness Center at Arkansas Tech University can help survivors of sexual misconduct sort through their feelings and begin the recovery process. The professionals at Counseling Services are trained to provide crisis intervention on short term and emergency issues. Counseling Services can also provide referral services for outside providers, law enforcement, and Title IX. Counseling services are free for all students.

Medical

Nurses in the Health and Wellness Center are able to assist survivors of sexual misconduct through women’s health services and sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment.

 

Department of public safety

 

Russellville

Assistance can be obtained 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from Public Safety located at 716 N. El Paso Avenue and available by phone at 479-968-0222 or dialing 911.

Ozark

Assistance can be obtained Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Public Safety located at 1700 Helberg Lane, Collegiate Center, Room 100C and available by phone at 479-508-3359 or by dialing 911.

Off Campus Assistance

Law enforcement assistance is available off campus through the Russellville and Ozark Police Departments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 911.

 

Human Resources

 

Arkansas Tech University does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, veteran status, genetic information, or disability in any of its practices, policies, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it operates, or financial aid.

Arkansas Tech University complies with all applicable state and federal laws including, but not limited to, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1974, Age Discrimination Act, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991.

Responsibility for implementation and compliance with this Non-Discrimination Policy has been delegated to Bob Freeman, Director of Human Resources/ AA/EEO Officer, who can be reached by emailing rfreeman18@atu.edu or calling 479-968-0396.

 

Disability services

 

The Office of Disability Services (DS) facilitates reasonable accommodations in programs, services, and activities to enable students with disabilities access to the same opportunities as their peers. Disability Services staff make accommodation determinations based on documentation provided by the student, including medical and psychological evaluations. Students must self-identify through an application process and meet with a Disability Services staff member for determination and facilitation of reasonable and appropriate accommodations. For information on registering with the Disability Services office or to make an appointment with a staff member, please call (479) 968-0302, TTY: (479) 964-3290, email at disabilities@atu.edu, or stop by the office located in the Doc Bryan Student Services Building, Suite 141. An online application for services can be found at www.atu.edu/disabilities/.

 

off-campus resources

 

Victim Assistance Outreach Program


The 5th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office's Victim Assistance Outreach Program provides assistance with:

The Arkansas Victim Assistance Coordinator for Pope County, Melissa Vandeveer, can be reached at 479-968-8600 and the Coordinator for Johnson and Franklin County, Patricia Andrade, can be reached at 479-708-0579.

 

Ozark rape crisis center


Located in Clarksville Arkansas, this entity provides 24 hour crisis intervention. The hotline telephone number is 1-800-818-1189 and the website is: http://www.ozarkrapecrisis.com/.

 

national resources

National domestic violence hotline

24-hour hotline: 1-800-799-(SAFE) 7233 - 24-hour live chat: www.thehotline.org

national sexual assault hotline

24-hour hotline: 1-800-656-4673 - 24-hour online hotline: https://ohl.rainn.org/online/

office for civil rights

1-800-421-3481 - www.hhs.gov/ocr
To report any education discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability, request information on civil rights compliance programs, procedures for filing discrimination complaints, or access to civil rights regulatory and policy documents.