Michigan Technological University does not discriminate in its employment practices
or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex and gender. Michigan
Tech also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating
in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally.
Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about noncompliance
should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the policy or more information, please contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Assistant Secretary
of Education within the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
We have been made aware of a disturbing social media hoax labeling April 24 as “National Rape Day.” This type of hoax harms individuals, creates
fear, and is never justified.
Michigan Tech does not tolerate any type of sexual misconduct and offers many resources
for assistance, including the safe ride/walk service—anyone who does not feel safe
can call Public Safety and Police Services at 906-487-2216 to get a ride or walking
companion to their destination.
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."20 U.S.C. ch. 38 § 1681 et seq.
There are supports and assistance available by phone or web to students, staff or
faculty. Resources listed are offered virtually or by phone. Title IX is available
remotely Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a virtual meeting. Here are additional reporting resources:
The Center for Student Mental Health and Wellbeing is licensed in the state of Michigan for tele-counseling. Those outside of the state
of Michigan can contact the Center for Student Mental Health and Wellbeing for assistance
finding mental health services. Contact the Center for Student Mental Health and Wellbeing
at 906-487-2538 or after hours at 906-487-2216.
The Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being is now offering telemental health
services to Michigan Tech students through My SSP (student support program).
Dial help, Inc. (24/7) is offering services remotely to meet with clients and host support groups
and individual meetings both by phone and through virtual meetings. Contact Dial Help
at Crisis Call: 1-800-562-7622 or Crisis Text: 906-356-3337.
The It’s On Us campaign aims to change the way everyone thinks about sexual assault. Instead of viewing it
as something that happens only between one victim and one offender, It’s On Us wants everyone to know they have a role to play in preventing sexual assault. Take
the Pledge and stand up against sexual violence: http://itsonus.org.