Title IX

Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Resources

 
 "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 Act, 1972


Gustavus Adolphus College

is committed to cultivating an environment free of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault and other sexually inappropriate conduct. We encourage all members of our community to report any incidents of sexual misconduct and encourage those who have experienced sexual misconduct to receive support and care. Gustavus strives, at all times, to maintain a safe environment that supports its educational mission and is free from exploitation and intimidation, as well as discrimination based upon gender and sexuality. 

Use the navigation links on the left to learn more about the college’s Title IX Policy, and to access information and resources to support anyone who has been affected by, knows of, or wants to help prevent an incident or pattern of behavior. You can contact the Title IX Coordinator, Patty Dawson by phone (507-933-6360) or email pdawson@gustavus.edu to discuss any questions or concerns. 

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UPDATE, July 2020: Letter to the Gustavus Community, New Federal Regulations for Title IX

On May 6, 2020 the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released new regulations regarding Title IX, the law that prohibits sex-based discrimination and harassment at schools, colleges, and universities. Please find a letter to the Gustavus community and FAQs that will hopefully answer some key questions regarding the required upcoming changes.


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