Training and Education

Campus Training Opportunities

USC Upstate’s Title IX Coordinator, in partnership with Project R.E.S.T. and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, offer training opportunities and discussion sessions designed to inform the campus community about Title IX policy and procedures, sexual assault, consent, healthy relationships, stalking, and bystander intervention.

Rape Aggression Defense Classes

The Department of Public Safety offers Rape Aggression Defense Classes (RAD) and informational training programs regarding sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking to students and employees upon request. For more information, or to request a training by the Department of Public Safety, please contact the Administrative Manager, Glynda Miller at (864) 503-7777 or

Title IX Training and Education

Title IX personnel who are responsible for addressing Title IX related matters as set forth in the university’s Title IX policies and procedures are required to be trained on the regulations implementing Title IX. In accordance with Title IX, USC Upstate must make the materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process publicly available.

Title IX materials utilized to train university employees who serve in a Title IX role are posted below:

State University of New York Student Conduct Institute (SUNY SCI)

Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)

Customized training materials for the University of South Carolina are posted below:

The following are in PDF format.

These materials can also be accessed under Customized Training Materials on the ATIXA website.

Title IX Violation Report

If you or someone you know has been the victim of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, or retaliation, at USC Upstate, you can report it. Any individual can make a report by submitting an online report via the reporting link below, sending an email to, by calling (864) 503-7193, mail, or in person.

Please know that the submission of a report will not automatically initiate a formal complaint process but will serve as an initial step to assess whether a violation of university policy and Title IX has occurred and will connect those impacted with supportive measures and resources.