Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Title IX states:

  • “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[.]”

Department of Education Office for Civil Rights Contact Information:

  • Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
    U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Avenue SW
    Washington, D.C. 20202-1100
    Customer Service Hotline #: (800) 421-3481
    Facsimile: (202) 453-6012
    TDD#: (877) 521-2172
    Email: OCR@ed.gov
    Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr