Title IX

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity that receives federal financial assistance.  Both men and women have a right to equal access under Title IX.

Title IX’s Protections

  • Equal opportunities for admission, recruitment, course participation, scholarships and other forms of financial aid, and athletic offerings.
  • Prohibitions against sexual harassment, gender-based harassment and other forms of discrimination based on sex.
  • Assistance and redress for victims of stalking, sexual assault and sexual violence.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion’s Director is the University’s Title IX Coordinator.

Title IX is enforced by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500; Tel. (646) 428-3900; Email OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.

 

Reporting Discrimination

If you believe you have been discriminated against or harassed based upon sex, you have the option of reporting this to EDI.  If you would like an investigation of your report, EDI will conduct the investigation through the procedure outlined in UB's Discrimination and Harassment policy.