What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972

The Office of Civil Rights within the United States Department of Education implemented Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to help colleges and universities address and prevent sex-based discrimination.

Title IX states that “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.”

Educational Programs and Activities Covered by Title IX

Academic Programs
Admissions
Athletics
Classroom Assignment
Counseling and Guidance
Employment
Events/Activities
Financial Aid
Grading
Housing
Physical Education
Recreation
Recruitment
Sanctions/Discipline
Student Treatment and Services
Vocational Education