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SEX/GENDER DISCRIMINATION POLICYEdit

College/University is committed to complying with all requirements as set forth by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”). As such, discrimination on the basis of sex or gender will not be tolerated in any of College/University’s education programs or activities. Such discrimination includes, but is not limited to: sexual harassment; sexual violence; sex or gender-based bullying; hazing; stalking; relationship violence (including domestic violence and dating violence), and failure to provide equal opportunity in admissions, activities, employment or athletics. Student workers will be covered by this policy, and may also fall under the jurisdiction of human resources, which will jointly resolve all complaints with the Dean of Students.

The College/University Title IX Coordinator will be informed of, and oversee, all complaints of sex discrimination and is responsible for identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems that arise during the review of such complaints. Questions or concerns regarding the College/University’s procedures and Title IX may be directed to one or more of the following resources:

  • Name:
  • Title IX/Equity/AA Coordinator
  • Office of [ ]
  • Location/Address:
  • (###) ###-###
  • Email:

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Inquiries may be made externally to:

  • Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • 400 Maryland Avenue, SW
  • Washington, DC 20202-1100
  • Customer Service Hotline #: (800) 421-3481
  • Facsimile: (202) 453-6012
  • TDD#: (877) 521-2172
  • Email: OCR@ed.gov

The College/University will make every effort to successfully complete the grievance process for complaints of sex discrimination over a period of 60 days or less. The complaining party will receive periodic status updates on the progress of the complaint and any subsequent appeals.

During the investigation and/or grievance process for complaints of sex discrimination, the College/University may take a number of interim actions in order to ensure the preservation of theeducational experience and the overall College/University environment of the party bringing the complaint. These actions may include, but are not limited to: imposing a no contact order on the responding party; residence hall room change for one or more involved parties; changes in academic schedules or assignments for one or both parties and interim suspension of the responding party.

To read more about Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, please visit: http://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/titleix.htm.