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Title IX

Clark University commits itself to providing a campus environment where all students are safe from sexual violence, sexual harassment and gender (based on identity or expression) discrimination. Clark believes in the power of a strong community, one that is stronger when all students are engaged in relationships based on mutual care and respect. Both in intimate and platonic settings, Clark expects its community members to practice open communication and effective consent.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 requires all federally funded Universities to prohibit sex/gender-based discrimination on campuses. Title IX prohibits gender discrimination against all students, including discrimination based on sex, gender identity or expression, as well as sex and gender discrimination in the educational environment. Title IX applies to everyone including students, faculty and staff.  Historically, Title IX was used to create equal access to sports teams on campuses and in high schools. The language of Title IX reads as follows:

Clark University commits itself to providing a campus environment where all students are safe from sexual violence, sexual harassment and gender (based on identity or expression) discrimination. Clark believes in the power of a strong community, one that is stronger when all students are engaged in relationships based on mutual care and respect. Both in intimate and platonic settings, Clark expects its community members to practice open communication and effective consent.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 requires all federally funded Universities to prohibit sex/gender-based discrimination on campuses. Title IX prohibits gender discrimination against all students, including discrimination based on sex, gender identity or expression, as well as sex and gender discrimination in the educational environment. Title IX applies to everyone including students, faculty and staff. Historically, Title IX was used to create equal access to sports teams on campuses and in high schools. The language of Title IX reads as follows:

Title IX Process

Options and steps that can be taken by Clark students

Policies

Regulations for sexual and relationship violence on campus

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Role of the Title IX Coordinator

Clark University’s Title IX Coordinator will:

  • Answer questions and provide information about our community members’ rights to learn and live in a community free from sex/gender discrimination.
  • Provide access to information and resources for all Clark community members.
  • Coordinate access to academic support, housing assistance and counseling resources to students in cases where sexual offense have been alleged.
  • Oversee the University’s Title IX process, including assessment, investigation, determination of responsibility, sanctions, and appeals in sexual offense cases.
  • Promote the University’s efforts to comply with the responsibilities under Title IX.

Students looking for more information can contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputies in order to:

  • File a complaint or make a report of gender/sex discrimination.
  • Notify the University of an incident, policy or procedure that may raise potential Title IX concerns.
  • Gain a greater understanding of Clark’s policies and procedures.
Contact Information

Title IX Office

Office Location
  • Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center 3rd Floor,
    939 Main Street,
    Worcester MA 01610