Title IX

Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the bases of sex in educational programs and activities that receive Federal funds. It 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.”  Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.

Coordinators

Title IX Coordinator

Monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX Compliance at the University, including coordination of training, education, communications, and administration of grievance procedures for faculty, staff, students, and other members of the University community.

Students

The Assistant Vice President of Student Life  and the Director of Student Activities are responsible for Title IX compliance for matters involving students. The Assistant Vice President of Student Life and the Director of Student Activities provide information about resources on campus, Public Safety and Police Services, and the Office of Academic and Community Conduct.  They are also  available as support.

Athletics

  • Complaints against Michigan Tech Students and Employees in Athletics: If you have a complaint against a Michigan Tech student, coach, or administrator for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you may contact the Athletic Director, who will facilitate the handling of the complaint with the appropriate office.
  • Gender Equity in Athletics: If you have a complaint about gender equity in Michigan Tech’s athletics programs, contact the Athletic Director, who is responsible for Title IX Compliance in matters related to gender equity in Michigan Tech athletics.

Faculty, Staff, and Visitors

If you have a complaint against a Michigan Tech faculty or staff member or visitor for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact the Institutional Equity Office. The director is responsible for Title IX compliance for matters involving faculty and staff, including training, education, communication, and administration of the grievance procedure for all complaints against faculty, staff, and visitors, including those complaints filed by students.



View Complaint Procedures
 

Additional Resources

Sexual Assault

To file a complaint of sexual assault, you may contact one of the Title IX Coordinators listed on this page, depending on who the complaint is against (faculty/staff, visitor, or student). Or contact:

Public Safety and Police Services
206 MacInnes Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295
Ph. 906-487-2216

 

Michigan Tech Resources:

Counseling Services is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A counselor is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For an appointment, call 906-487-2538. For emergencies after hours call, 906-487-2216 and ask for the counselor on call.

Dean of Students Office - 906-487-2212

Early Intervention Team - Support for Michigan Tech students

Harassment Reporting Form- For Michigan Tech Students

Tip Line: Members of the Michigan Tech community may report items of concern using the anonymous tip form.
 

Print Resources:

Title IX Policies, Reporting and Resources
Title IX Poster
 

Off-Campus Resources:

Know Your Title IX:  Empowering students to stop sexual violence
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
NACWAA - National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators
Title IX information - History Overview