Title IX Scope
Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in all university programs and activities, including, but not limited to, admissions, recruiting, financial aid, academic programs, student services, counseling and guidance, discipline, treatment of pregnant and parenting students, class assignment, grading, recreation, athletics, housing, and employment.
Title IX states:
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Policies & Definitions
All Title IX policies, definitions, and violations listed for reference.
What to Do If You’re Assaulted
Prompt action can make a difference if you’ve been assaulted.
Sexual Assault and Violence Information
Education and information about sexual and relational violence.
How to Help A Friend
Friends and family members have an important role in providing support.
Response Team Training Requirement
Detailing the training provided to all Title IX personnel.
Training Opportunities for Faculty/Staff/Students
On-going training is available for faculty, staff and students.
Off Campus Clery Act and Title IX Guidance
Worcester State’s compliance with the Federal laws related to travel.
The Jeanne Clery Act and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
Two Acts which guide prevention, reporting and response to acts of sexual violence.
Visa and Immigration Resources
Aspects of the law for international students and scholars about immigration.
Pregnant and Parenting Students and Employees
Title IX protects Pregnant & Parenting students and employees.
Equity in Accommodations
Accommodating students with disabilities in the Title IX Process
Alcohol & Sexual Violence
Alcohol increases the likelihood of sexual assault occurring during social interactions.