“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
— Title IX Educational Amendments of 1972


Spring Hill College is committed to providing a living, learning, and working environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex in all forms. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking are not consistent with the values of Spring Hill College. All members of the campus community should work to promote an environment that promotes respect, integrity, and a commitment to human dignity in an effort to strengthen our resolve against sex discrimination.

Title IX Coordinators

Federal guidelines require that Spring Hill College designate a Title IX Coordinator to ensure compliance with Title IX regulations, serve as a campus resource on Title IX, and receive any sexual discrimination complaints. Spring Hill College has designated the following staff person as the Title IX Coordinator:

Vannee Cao-Nguyen, EdD.
Associate Vice President for Community and Culture,
Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
Spring Hill College
4000 Dauphin St.
Mobile, AL 36608

Report a Title IX Incident

Title IX Training

In compliance with 34 CFR §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) issued by the U.S. Department of Education to amend the regulations implementing Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972,Spring Hill College has made publicly available the minimum training materials used to train the university’s Title IX Coordinator, investigators, decision-makers and other personnel involved in the Title IX process.

The following minimum Training Certifications and the materials used to train, were obtained by the Title IX Staff involved in the Title IX process:

ATIXA Level One Title IX Coordinator Training- January – June 2020

ATIXA Level One Investigator Training- July – December 2019

ATIXA Hearing Officer and Decision-Makers- July – December 2020

Comprehensive ATIXA webinars, trainings, and resources that Title IX staff members may have participated in can be found on the ATIXA website.

These materials are proprietary of ATIXA and are licensed to the licensee only, for its use. This license permits the licensee to use the materials personally and/or internally to the licensee’s organization for training purposes, only. These materials may be used to train Title IX personnel, and thus are subject to 34 CFR Part 106.45(b)(10), requiring all training materials to be posted publicly on a website. No public display, sharing, or publication of these materials by a licensee/purchaser is permitted by ATIXA.

You are not authorized to copy or adapt these materials without explicit written permission from ATIXA. No one may remove this license language from any version of ATIXA materials. Licensees will receive a link to their materials from ATIXA. That link, or links to the materials on this page only, may be posted to the licensee’s website for purposes of permitting public access to the materials for review/inspection, only. Should any licensee post or permit someone to post these materials to a public website outside of the authorized materials link, ATIXA will send a letter instructing the licensee to immediately remove the content from the public website upon penalty of copyright violation. These materials may not be used for any commercial purpose except by ATIXA.

SHC Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy

Spring Hill College has developed internal policies and procedures that provide a prompt, fair, and impartial process for those involved in an allegation sexual harassment or retaliation. Spring Hill College values and upholds the equal dignity of all members of its community and strives to balance the rights of the parties in the grievance process during what is often a difficult time for all those involved.

SHC Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy

SHC Title IX and VAWA Brochure

Spring Hill College has developed a brochure to help faculty, staff, and students to better understand the Spring Hill College’s sexual misconduct policy, support services, reporting mechanisms, and the Title IX process. The SHC Title IX and VAWA brochure is updated annually and is available in print from the Office of Student Affairs, Provost Office, Department of Public Safety, and the Residence Life and Community Standards Office.

Title IX and VAWA Brochure


Contact any of the following for immediate assistance or questions about sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking. If you have an immediate emergency, please call 9-1-1.

  1. Title IX Coordinator at 251-380-3026, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, M-F
  2. Spring Hill College Public Safety, at 251-380-4444, 24 hours/7 days a week
  3. Spring Hill College Counseling Center, at 251-380-2271, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, M-F
  4. Residence Life and Community Standards, at 251-380-3028, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, M-F
  5. Mobile Rape Crisis Center, at 1-800-718-7273. 24 hours/7 days a week
  6. Penelope House Domestic Violence Shelter, at 251-342-8994. 24 hours/7 days a week
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