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 is a Federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment may constitute a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX. It is important to understand the definition of sexual harassment includes sexual violence. For more information, view WashU’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy.

Campus SaVE Act

The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, or Campus SaVE Act (SaVE), is a 2013 amendment to the federal Jeanne Clery Act┬áthat serves as a companion to Title IX and addresses universities’ response to and prevention of sexual violence.

Federal Title IX Resources

Jessica W. Kennedy
Director & Title IX Coordinator

Cynthia M. Copeland
Assistant Director & Associate Title IX Coordinator

Kansas City Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
One Petticoat Lane
1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106

Fax: 816-268-0559

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100

Customer Service Hotline:
Fax: 202-453-6012
TTY: 800-877-8339
Office for Civil Rights Website