Title IX, a segment of the Education Amendments of 1972, forbids exclusion on the basis of gender from any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Review the complete Notice of Nondiscrimination on The Basis of Gender.
The University’s Commitment
The University of Texas at Austin (“University”) is committed to maintaining a learning environment that is free from discriminatory conduct based on gender. As required by Title IX, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, and it encourages any student or non-student who thinks that he or she has been subjected to sex discrimination, sexual harassment (including sexual violence) or sexual misconduct by another student, member of the faculty or staff, or campus visitor or contractor, to immediately report the incident to any of the individuals persons or offices listed below.
WHERE TO REPORT:
University Compliance Services
2.507 UT Administration Building (UTA)
The University encourages students to immediately consult with or report incidents of sex discrimination, sexual harassment (including sexual violence) or sexual misconduct to the university Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX coordinators.
Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Student Emergency Services
Office of the Dean of Students
4.104 Student Services Building (SSB)
Office of Institutional Equity
4.302 North Office Building A (NOA)
Students may also report incidents of sex discrimination, sexual harassment (including sexual violence) or sexual misconduct to any university Responsible Employee, who is then required to promptly notify any of the above Title IX coordinators of the reported incident.
Complaints or allegations of student-on-student sex discrimination, sexual harassment (including sexual violence) or sexual misconduct will be handled by the Office of the Dean of Students.
Cases of sexual violence may also be reported to the University of Texas Police Department (UTPD), the City of Austin Police Department (APD) and other local law enforcement authorities. The Title IX Coordinators can assist individuals with contacting these law enforcement agencies.
Complaints of sex discrimination, sexual harassment (including sexual violence) or sexual misconduct by non-students will be handled by the University’s Office of Institutional Equity, 4.302 North Office Building A (NOA), 512-471-1849.
Students may also contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (800-421-3481) to complain of sex discrimination or sexual harassment including sexual violence.
For more detailed information regarding the procedures for reporting a grievance, see Appendix D and Appendix C Chapter 11 in the General Information Catalog.