In compliance with Title IX, St. Mary’s University does not deny or limit any student or employee the ability to participate in or benefit from any program offered by the University on the basis of gender.

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity.

More information regarding Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 can be found on the Department of Justice website.

“No person in the U.S. shall, on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal aid.”

How to Report a Title IX Complaint

  • File in person with a Title IX Coordinator or any deputy coordinator
  • Call or email the Title IX Coordinator at 210-436-3725 or titleix@stmarytx.edu
  • Fill out the form below

On- and Off-Campus Resources

If you experience sexual assault, sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, stalking, or dating and domestic violence, we encourage you to reach out right away – we are here to help. Victim assistance is available through numerous departments.

Confidential Resources

Student Health Center

Student Counseling Center

Main Office 210-436-3135
Counselor on Duty 210-825-3622

University Ministry

Office of Student Advocacy and Anti-Violence Education

Alamo Area Rape Crisis Center 24/7 Hotline

Other Support Resources

University Police Department

Emergency Assistance 210-431-1911
Non-emergency Assistance 210-436-3330

Dean of Students Office

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital

(A sexual assault treatment nurse is on-duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week.)
210-575-8110

San Antonio Police Department – Victim Advocacy


Title IX Coordinators

St. Mary’s has designated a Title IX coordinator and deputy coordinators who oversee the University’s compliance with Title IX. If you have a complaint involving sexual assault, sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, stalking, or dating and domestic violence, or if you have questions about the University’s policies or procedures in these areas, contact one of the following individuals:

Janet Guadarrama

Director of Human Resources
Co-Title IX Coordinator
210-436-3725
St. Louis Hall, Room 012
jguadarrama2@stmarytx.edu

John Wickline

Executive Director, Title IX and Clery Compliance
Co-Title IX Coordinator
210-431-8041
jwickline@stmarytx.edu

Tim Bessler, Ed.D.

Vice Provost and Dean of Students
Office of Student Development
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
210-431-5024
University Center, Room 232
tbessler@stmarytx.edu

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