Title IX Policy Statement

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).

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Highlights


 Michigan Tech's Title IX staff will continue to monitor the upcoming review and possible revision of the Title IX regulations per President Biden's 2021 Executive Order on Guaranteeing an Educational Environment Free from Discrimination on the Basis of Sex, Including Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

 

Title IX

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.

Reporting Options

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 titleix@mtu.edu to request a virtual meeting. Here are additional reporting resources:

  • In Case of Emergency Dial 911
  • Michigan Tech Title IX: titleix@mtu.edu or 906-487-3310
  • Michigan Tech Public Safety and Police Services: 906-487-2216
  • Report a Concern

Confidential Resources

Michigan Tech 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).
  • Michigan Tech Ombuds Office provides confidential mediation and conflict resolution services to students, staff and faculty. Email Susanna Peters at speters@mtu.edu.

Local, State & National Resources

It's On Us

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

 

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