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 basis 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 gender discrimination, sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.


University Title IX Coordinator Responsibilities:

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

  For Students

  • The Deputy Coordinators are responsible for Title IX assistance for matters involving students. The Deputy Coordinators provide information about policy and procedure resources on campus, Public Safety and Police Services, and the Office of Academic and Community Conduct.  

  For Athletics

  • If you have complaints regarding gender equity in Michigan Tech athletics and recreation, contact the Director of Athletics and Recreation, who is responsible for monitoring and oversight of this area for coaches, staff, student-athletes, and students.

  For 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 violence, you should contact the Institutional Equity Office. The Associate Director is responsible for Title IX compliance for matters involving faculty and staff, including training, education, communication, and administration of the complaint procedure for all complaints against faculty, staff, and visitors, including those complaints filed by students.

View Complaint Procedures

Additional Assistance/Resources


Emergency: 911

Private Assistance and Reporting Options

Confidential Assistance

Online Resources

Want to Get Involved?

If you would like to get involved in assisting us with initiatives and strategies for addressing gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual violence contact Beth Lunde at titleix@mtu.edu or call 906-487-3310.