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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:
"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."
"The University of Texas at Arlington (“UTA”) is dedicated to providing a learning, living and working environment that is free from discrimination based on gender and sexual harassment. Sexual harassment (including sexual violence, sexual assault, stalking, family (domestic) and/or dating violence) and sexual misconduct in any form are prohibited and will not be tolerated. Any individuals who engage in such conduct will be subject to disciplinary action. We are committed to providing a safe campus climate for the entire University community."
Complaints against a UTA student, visitor, or staff or faculty member for gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking or family/dating violence should be made to the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinators. Reports can be made by phone, email, online reporting form, or in person. Victims/survivors of sexual assault should also consider contacting the UTA Police Department at (817) 272-3003.
If you are in immediate crisis: call 911
Michelle Willbanks, Title IX Coordinator
Office Location: Student and Administration Building
841 W. Mitchell St.
Arlington, Texas 76019