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“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

—Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Higher Education Act of 1965

Southeastern Louisiana University is committed to creating and maintaining an educational community where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of sexual misconduct. Every member of the University community should be aware that the University prohibits sexual misconduct, including but not limited to sexual harassment and sexual violence, and that such behavior violates both law and University policy. The University will respond promptly and effectively to reports of sexual misconduct, and will take appropriate action to prevent, to correct, and when necessary, to discipline behavior that violates this policy.


What is Title IX?


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination against students, guest, and employees of educational institutions.


The regulations implementing Title IX are enforced by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and prohibit discrimination, exclusion, denial, limitation, or separation based on gender. Intended to end sex discrimination in all areas of education.