Title IX Compliance

To file a complaint of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinators. You may also contact:

St. Thomas University’s Public Safety
Phone: (305) 628-6500

Online Reporting Form

Ethics Hotline: (877) 369-7432

Online Training

360 StaySafe Title IX Training, Building Community: Your STU Email address must be used to access and receive credit for the training.


If you have a complaint involving sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence, or if you have questions about St. Thomas’ policies or procedures in these areas, please contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinators listed below.

Coordinator (Faculty, Staff, and Visitors)

Lenore Prado
Associate Director, Human Resources
Mimi Dooner Hall, Human Resources
Phone: (305) 628-6514
Email: lprado@stu.edu

Deputy Coordinator (Undergraduate and Graduate Students)

Maritza Rivera
Director of Academic Enhancement
Academic Enhancement Center
Phone: (305) 628-6564
Email: mrivera@stu.edu

Deputy Coordinator (School of Law)

Peter Kelly
Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations and Special Assistant to the President
School of Law, Center for Professionalism Development Phone: (305) 623-2316
Email: pkelly@stu.edu

Operational Compliance

Monique Brijbasi
Associate Director, Risk Management, Environmental Compliance & Emergency Management
Phone: (305) 628-6648
Email: mbrijbasi@stu.edu


All violations of the Policy must be submitted to the Title IX and/or Deputy Title IX Coordinators. Faculty, staff and students may also contact the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

The OCR office for Florida is located at:

Atlanta Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
61 Forsyth St. S.W., Suite 19T10
Atlanta, GA 30303-8927
Telephone: 404-974-9406
FAX: 404-974-9471; TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: OCR.Atlanta@ed.gov

The OCR National Headquarters is located at:

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 800-421-3481
FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: OCR@ed.gov


Student Health Center, Victim Advocacy and Counseling

Josie Oramas, EdD, LMHC
Phone: (305) 628-6695
Email: joramas@stu.edu

It's On Us

Community programs assisting survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking include:

The Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center is located at 1611 NW 12th Avenue in Miami. Its phone number is (305) 585-5185 and its website is at http://www.jacksonhealth.org/services-rape-treatment.asp. The Center, which has a 24-hour hotline and whose services are free, provides crisis intervention; information and referrals to medical, counseling, and legal resources; prevention education; and individual and group therapy.

Jessie Trice Community Health Center is located at 4692 NW 183rd Street in Miami Gardens. Its phone number is (305) 474-6855 and its website is at http://www.jtchc.org/. The Center provides counseling and health care services.

Women in Distress of Broward County, which can be contacted at (954) 761-1133 or at http://www.womenindistress.org/, is a full-service domestic violence center serving Broward County with a 24-hour hotline and emergency shelter, as well as counseling and support for survivors and their children.

Project Style is located at 169 E. Flagler Street, suite 1300, in Miami. Its phone number is 305-458- 2356 and its website is at http://www.stylemiami.org/. Project Style provides, among other resources, HIV testing and free counseling.

Sexual Harassment and Discriminatory Policies

Annual Security Report