Auburn University - TITLE IX

“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.” - Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Auburn University is committed to providing a learning, working and living environment that promotes personal integrity, civility and mutual respect in an environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, which includes all forms of sexual misconduct. Sex discrimination violates an individual’s fundamental rights and personal dignity. Auburn University prohibits sex discrimination in all its forms, including the crimes of sexual assault, domestic/dating violence and stalking.

Additionally, Auburn University is committed to ensuring that those individuals who have been sexually assaulted are afforded the following:

  • Auburn University outlines the sexual misconduct complaint process in the Title IX policy. Students have the right to know the range of sanctions Auburn University can impose on the offender/respondent, which may include temporary suspension, disciplinary probation, loss of privilege, educational sanctions, loss of housing, restitution, no-contact order, suspension or expulsion from the university.

  • Students and employees may file a complaint with university officials by contacting the Title IX Coordinator.

  • Students and employees have the right to a confidential advocate.

  • Upon request, the university will assist students and employees by attempting to limit contact with the reported perpetrator. This may include alternative work, academic or living arrangements, if these options are available and feasible.

  • Students have the right to participate in bystander intervention training.

Last Updated: October 27, 2020