Title IX is federal legislation from the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex and gender in education programs, including athletic programs or activities that receive federal funding. Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex or gender can include sexual harassment and interpersonal violence including: stalking, relationship violence, and sexual violence.
The University of Portland is committed to ensuring equal access to education in an environment free from discrimination, including sexual harassment and interpersonal violence. Anyone impacted by violence is encouraged to contact any of the campus or community resources on this site to seek support or more information.
The University of Portland is committed to fostering a community free from all forms of violence in which all members feel safe and respected. Visit CAV to learn how to recognize and prevent relationship and sexual violence, sexual harassment, and stalking.
We understand violence prevention to be a community responsibility that requires each member of the community to do our part. Join us by learning more about our prevention program.