Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, or denies participation in any federally funded education program or activity. In conjunction with Title IX, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects individuals against sex discrimination (as well as discrimination on the bases of race, color, national origin, and religion) in employment.
Title IX prohibits:
- Sexual Misconduct (includes acts of sexual violence)
- Gender Discrimination
- Sexual harassment
The mission of the Office of Equity, Access & Inclusion is to coordinate and help lead institutional efforts toward creating and maintaining an inclusive campus environment. Visit the Office of Institutional Culture to learn more about Title IX - Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct.
Title IX Coordinator:
U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights: