Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads: “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.” – Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX).
Prohibited Sexual Misconduct at Metropolitan State University
In accordance with federal and state and laws regarding nondiscrimination, including Title IX legislation, Metropolitan State University aims to prevent and respond to sexual assault and violence by providing advocacy and resources focused on promoting prevention through collaboration, education, and outreach. As an institution, it is important that we understand providing an environment free of sexual assault, violence and discrimination is the responsibility of the entire campus community. We have designated several individual staff members at the university responsible for compliance with the Title IX law. Learn more about resources and campus contacts available to you.