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Title IX General Policy Statement - 2C9 & 3C8

It is the policy of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) to prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity, marital status, civil union status, age, physical or mental disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service in regard to the administration of educational programs, admission of students, employment actions, athletics or other sponsored activities.

SIUE complies with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. To ensure compliance with Title IX, the University has designated the Office of Institutional Compliance (OIC) as the contact office responsible for developing, adopting and making this policy available to the University community. The OIC will also coordinate Title IX compliance requirements with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and other University departments, as appropriate.

For information or for filing complaints regarding Title IX compliance and complaint procedures, contact the University's Title IX Coordinator, Mr. Paul Pitts, Assistant Chancellor for Institutional Compliance, Room 3316, Rendleman Hall, SIUE Campus, Edwardsville, IL, 62026-1025, Telephone: (618) 650-2333, E-mail:

Any individual who believes he/she has been discriminated against in violation of SIUE's Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment Policy, including sexual harassment or gender discrimination, or who has witnessed discrimination against another, may file a complaint or obtain information and assistance regarding the University's policies and responsive processes from any of the following individuals:

  1. SIUE student-athletes with inquiries concerning the application of Title IX to programs and activities may contact the Assistant Title IX Coordinator: Ms. Katie Zingg, Assistant Director, Intercollegiate Athletics, Vadalabene Center, Room 1331B, Campus Box 1129, SIUE Campus, Edwardsville, IL, 62026-1129, Telephone: (618) 650-5475, Email:
  2. SIUE faculty, staff, and students who have inquiries regarding allegations of discrimination or grievances concerning the application of Title IX may contact: Ms. Kelli Hampton, Assistant Title IX Coordinator, Office of Institutional Compliance, Rendleman Hall, Room 3316, Campus Box 1025, SIUE Campus, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1025, Telephone: (618) 650-2333, Facsimile: (618) 650-2270, Email:
  3. Individuals with inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may also contact: The Office for Civil Rights, Chicago Office, U. S. Department of Education, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Facsimile: (312) 730-1576,
  4. Copies of the University's Sexual Harassment Policy and Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment Policy are located at: , ,, and, respectively.

Approved by the Chancellor effective 11/18/11
This policy was issued on May 13, 2014, replacing the August 23, 2013 version.
Document References: 2C9 & 3C8
Origin: OC 2/16/07; OC 11/18/11

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