Florida Tech is committed to treating all members of the community with dignity, care, and respect. Any member of the Florida Tech community who experiences or is affected by sexual misconduct has access to care and support resources through the Institute and the community. Supportive measures and accommodations are also available to all parties.

Florida Institute of Technology Resources  

  • Florida Institute of Technology Title IX Coordinator:           
  • Florida Institute of Technology Deputy Title IX Coordinators
    • Rodney Bowers, Dean of Students,, 321-674-8080 
    • Jacqueline Hetherington, Director of Residence Life,, 321-674-7742 
    • Jennifer Mercurio, Associate Athletic Director of Student Athlete Services,, 321-674-8931 
    • Dr. Brian Lail, Professor,, 321-674-8121
    • Kelsey Garrett, Administrative Assistant, 321-674-7153
  • Florida Institute of Technology Department of Security

    150 W. University Blvd.;Shaw Hall - Building 114, Melbourne, FL 32901 

    • For Emergencies 321-674-8111
    • Non-Emergencies 321-674-8112

Confidential Care

Florida Tech recognizes that deciding how to respond to discrimination, harassment, and/or sexual misconduct can be difficult, and is committed to treating all members of the community with care and respect.


Please contact the Title IX Coordinator if you want to discuss other resources that may be available in the community