- The U.S. Department of Education published federal Title IX regulations with an effective date of August 14, 2020. As a result, Cornell has made interim changes to Policy 6.4 and its Procedures. Please see this summary of the changes: Interim Updates for Fall 2020 – In Response to Title IX Regulations Taking Effect 08.14.2020
- Policy 6.4 Designated Reporters – more information available under Reporting
- Office operations continue to be conducted remotely consistent with state and university requirements. At this time, the Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX is not accepting any physical mail. Please direct any inquiries to email@example.com.
The Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX (OIETIX) promotes and ensures civil rights compliance for all members of the university community. OIETIX works to prevent and address sexual and related misconduct, prohibited discrimination, and protected status harassment through data collection and analysis, incident response and resolution, and training and education.
Cornell University has an enduring commitment to support equality of education and employment opportunity by affirming the value of diversity and by promoting an environment free from discrimination. Notice of the University’s non-discrimination protections is available online at the Equal Education and Employment Opportunity Statement. Through Cornell University Policy 6.4, and the applicable procedures, the University provides means to address bias, discrimination, harassment, and sexual and related misconduct, including sexual harassment and sex/gender-based harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual exploitation.
- For important and timely information about to the Cornell community about services, support, reporting options, education, and advocacy, please see the Sexual Harassment and Assault – Response and Education (“SHARE”) website. Contacting a confidential resource often can be a helpful first step.
- To make a report to Cornell of sexual harassment and sex/gender-based harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual exploitation, or other forms of prohibited conduct, go to biasconcerns.cornell.edu to make an online report to Cornell or see the list of other reporting options.