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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 Equal Opportunity, Access and Title IX Coordination (EOA) as the contact office responsible for developing, adopting and making this policy available to the University community. EOA will also coordinate Title IX compliance requirements with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and other University departments, as appropriate.

Any individual who believes he/she has been discriminated against or harassed because of their gender, who has been subjected to sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, or relationship violence in violation of University policy, or who has witnessed such activity against another, may file a complaint or obtain information and assistance from EOA.

SIUE's Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct and Relationship Violence Policy and Procedures may be found at http://www.siue.edu/policies/2c13.shtml

For other forms of Sexual Harassment, the SIU Sexual Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedures may be found at http://bot.siu.edu/leg/policies.html#7D and http://www.siue.edu/policies/2c5.shtml respectively.

For complaints of gender discrimination, the SIUE Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedures may be found at http://www.siue.edu/policies/2c7.shtml and http://www.siue.edu/policies/2c8.shtml respectively.

  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: kzingg@siue.edu.

  2. SIUE students, faculty, and staff who seek information regarding Title IX related gender discrimination or harassment, including sexual assault and relationship violence, or who wish to file a complaint may contact the University's Title IX Coordinator, Mr. Chad Martinez, Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access and Title IX Coordination, or Ms. Kelli Hampton, Assistant Title IX Coordinator, Office of Equal Opportunity, Access and Title IX Coordination, Rendleman Hall, Room 3316, Campus Box 1025, SIUE Campus, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1025, Telephone: (618) 650-2333, Facsimile: (618) 650-2270, Email: cmartaa@siue.edu or kelhamp@siue.edu

  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, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

Approved by Chancellor effective 4/20/15
This policy was issued on April 21, 2015, replacing the August 22, 2014 version.
Document References: 2C9 & 3C8
Origin: OC 2/16/07; OC 11/18/11; OC 4/20/15

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