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Notice of Non-Discrimination:  

As a recipient of Federal Funds, Coker College is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities, admission and employment. Under certain circumstances, sexual misconduct constitutes sexual discrimination prohibited by Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to Coker College’s Title IX Coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Coker College’s Title IX Coordinator is Brianna Douglas.
Brianna Douglas, Vice President of Administration and Title IX Coordinator
2nd Floor Administration Building
300 East College Ave.
Hartsville, South Carolina 29550
843-383-8060  |  bbuncedouglas@coker.edu

For details on Coker College’s policies and procedures concerning Title IX, please read this document.


What resources are available to me if I am the victim of a Title IX violation (gender discrimination or sexual misconduct)?

Counseling Services:  

At your request, Counseling Services will make an appointment to meet with you and/or give you referrals in the event that you request that assistance.  The counselor is a mandated confidential resource. This means the counselor will only report to the college that an offense took place and the location. Details of the event are not exposed. You may contact Counselor Allison Graham at 843-383-8040 or at mgraham@coker.edu.

Student Health Services:  

Student Health Services will be able to assist you with your health care needs.  The nurse can also give you a referral in the event you request that assistance. The nurse is a mandated confidential resource. This means the nurse will only report to the college that an offense took place and the location. Details of the event are not exposed. You can reach Student Health Services at 843-383-8141 or healthservices@coker.edu.

Campus Safety:  

Safety officers can assist you at any time if you feel you are unsafe, if you need assistance filing criminal charges or if you would like to speak with a victim’s advocate. You may contact Campus Safety at 843-383-8140 or campussafety@coker.edu.  If you are in need of immediate assistance, call 843-383-8140 or 843-616-2762.

Dean of Students:  

This office can assist you with communication with your faculty, changes to your class schedule, or information regarding the student conduct process.  Please contact the Dean of Students at 843-383-8035 or wwatts@coker.edu.  

Director of Residence Life:

This office can assist you with making changes to your living arrangements if necessary.  Please contact the Director of Residence Life at 843-383-8360 or tmgraham@coker.edu.

Title IX Coordinator:  

In the event you are concerned about this process at any point, you may contact me, Brianna Douglas, the Title IX Coordinator at 843-383-8060 or bbuncedouglas@coker.edu.


What should I do if I know of a Title IX violation involving gender discrimination or sexual misconduct?

  • Please report this incident to the college’s Title IX Coordinator, Brianna Douglas. You can email her at bbuncedouglas@coker.edu or call 843-383-8060.
  • All employees of the college are mandatory reporters as well. If you feel most comfortable talking to a coach, faculty or staff member, please do so. The employee will assist you in getting the information to the Title IX Coordinator.
  • If what you witnessed is a traumatic experience, please be sure to schedule an appointment with our counselor:

Counseling Services:  

At your request, Counseling Services will make an appointment to meet with you and/or give you referrals in the event that you request that assistance.  The counselor is a mandated confidential resource. This means the counselor will only report to the college that an offense took place and the location. Details of the event are not exposed. You may contact Counselor Allison Graham at 843-383-8040 or at mgraham@coker.edu.