Title IX — Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault and other forms of Interpersonal Violence

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What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (amending the Higher Education Act of 1965) is a federal gender equity law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal funding. Sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence and other forms of nonconsensual sexual misconduct, is a form of sex discrimination and is prohibited under this law.

Clemson University is committed to providing a higher education environment that is free from sexual discrimination. Therefore, if you believe you or someone else that is part of the Clemson University community has been discriminated against based on sex, or if you have questions about Title IX, please contact the Title IX Coordinator Alesia Smith who is also the Executive Director of Equity Compliance, at 223 Holtzendorff Hall, 864-656-3181. The Title IX Coordinator is the person(s) designated by Clemson University to oversee its Title IX compliance efforts.

For more information, contact the Office of Access and Equity.