The University of Arizona is committed to fostering a learning, working, and living environment free from all forms of discrimination, including harassment. The University's Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy and the Student Code of Conduct prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and genetic information.
This prohibition includes all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault and relationship violence which are also prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972:
"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"
It is important that all members of our community know where to turn if they have a concern, need assistance or support, or would like to submit a report.
The Office of Institutional Equity is available to answer questions about your options, processes, and resources; ensure an appropriate investigation is made; and to provide guidance or referrals. Staff from the Office of Institutional Equity may contact you in response to submission of any non-confidential report. Retaliation of any kind against individuals who report concerns or who participate in an investigation process is prohibited by University policy.
If you wish to request a disability accommodation in order to facilitate a meeting or talking with the Office of Institutional Equity (for example, ASL interpreting or assistance with building access) please contact the Office at (520) 621-9449 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out More Information submitting a report here: https://equity.arizona.edu/make-referral
How can the Survivor Advocates help me with Title IX?
If you are interested in learning more about the Title IX process at the University of Arizona the Survivor Advocate can meet with you confidentally to discuss your options. If you decide to pursue the an investigation process through the U of A, the Survivor Advocate can serve as an advisor to you in the process and provide support during the investigative process; including intake meetings, hearings, and follow up appointments.
Retaliation of any kind against individuals who report concerns or who participate in an investigative process is prohibited.