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What is Title IX?

Title IX is a federal law that protects students from any form of gender discrimination, including sexual misconduct. 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 of the Education Amendments of 1972.

Angelo State University is committed to providing and strengthening an educational, working, and living environment where students, faculty, staff, and visitors are free from sex discrimination of any kind. In accordance with Title VII, Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE), and other federal and state law, the University prohibits discrimination based on sex and other types of Sexual Misconduct.

What is Sexual Misconduct? Gender Discrimination?

Sexual Misconduct is a broad term encompassing all forms of gender-based harassment or discrimination and unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature. The term includes Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Sex Discrimination, Stalking, Public Indecency, Interpersonal (Dating, Domestic, or Family) Violence, Sexual Violence, and any other misconduct based on sex. Any acts that fall within the scope of this regulation hereinafter are referred to as Sexual Misconduct. Discriminatory behavior is prohibited regardless of the manner in which it is exhibited, whether verbally, in writing, by actions, or electronically displayed or conveyed.

File a Report

When completing the report, you may select “Title IX” as the “Nature of Report.” Reports filed in this manner are seen only by the Title IX Coordinator and the Title IX Officer.

If you are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1 or University Police at 325-942-2071.

For more information, contact the Office of Title IX Compliance at 325-942-2022.

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