Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a law prohibiting discrimination based on sex in educational programs 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.”
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.
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 Student Conduct Services. They are also available as support.
- 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.
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
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
Off-Campus Resources:Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
NACWAA - National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators
Title IX information - History Overview