"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
— Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on gender in educational programs which receive federal financial assistance. Programs and activities which may be included are: academic programs, admissions, athletics, employment and recruitment, financial aid and university housing.
Title IX clearly prohibits sexual harassment which includes sexual assault and violence. Individuals with a complaint or a question concerning Title IX may contact this university’s Title IX coordinator:
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) oversees the enforcement of Title IX. For additional information visit their website.