Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, provides as follows:
“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….”
Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence, as further described in FAU Regulation 5.010 and the University's Prohibited Sexual Conduct Policy available at www.fau.edu/eic
To download a copy of the Prohibited Sexual Conduct Policy click here.
To download a copy of the Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Processing Form click here.
The following staff members have primary responsibility for overseeing Title IX compliance
TITLE IX Coordinator for the University:
and Title IX Coordinator
Duties and Responsibilities:
TITLE IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Students:
Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Student Conduct
Florida Atlantic University
SS-8, 226, Boca Raton, FL 33431
The Office of the Dean of Students is responsible for
assisting in Title IX compliance for matters involving
FAU students, including training, education, communication,
and administration of complaints involving students. To
file a complaint involving a FAU student and sexual
harassment, sexual discrimination, or sexual violence, you
may contact the Title IX Deputy Coordinator listed or the
Title IX Coordinator for the University.
TITLE IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Athletics:
To file a complaint involving a FAU student athlete,
coach or athletic administrator and sexual harassment,
sexual discrimination, or sexual violence, you may contact
the Title IX Deputy Coordinator listed or the Title IX
Coordinator for the University.
If you believe you are a victim of a crime and you wish to talk to an advocate, you may contact FAU Victim Services at 561-297-0500 or http://www.fau.edu/police/victimservices.