What is Title IX?
The United States Department of Education (DOE) mandates that institutions comply with specific requirements under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.
What is University of Saint Augustine’s view on Title IX?
University of St. Augustine (USAHS) is committed to providing a safe educational and working environment for its students, faculty, staff, and other members of the university community. USAHS believes that all members of the University community should be free from all acts of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, sexual harassment and discrimination, sexual exploitation, relationship violence, and stalking.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is committed to the prompt resolution of complaints in a manner consistent with the University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. The USAHS Title IX Coordinator’s role is to assist those who believe they have been sexually assaulted, harassed, or discriminated against by any member of the USAHS community. All members of the USAHS community are entitled to report allegations to the police and do not need to wait until USAHS’s process and investigation is complete before reaching out to local law enforcement.
USAHS takes reports of sexual misconduct seriously and we provide the following information relating to your rights and options as a victim of sexual misconduct. If you have any further questions or would like to discuss these rights and options, please contact the Title IX Coordinator who will assist you with available resources or provide help with filing a formal grievance.
Title IX Documents
Annual Security Report – All campuses (.PDF)