Title IX protections

The University takes sexual harassment, gender discrimination and sexual violence seriously. As a student, faculty member or staff member, you are protected under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and/or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Behavior that is covered by Title IX/Title VII includes, but is not limited to:

Gender discrimination:

  • Inappropriate language about a specific gender or sexual orientation
  • Humor and/or jokes that target a specific gender or sexual orientation
  • Common expressions that are discriminatory toward a specific gender or sexual orientation

Sexual assault:

  • Nonconsensual sexual contact
  • Nonconsensual intercourse
  • Taking sexual advantage of a consensual or nonconsensual person

Sexual harassment:

  • Displaying inappropriate sexual images that are offensive and unwelcome
  • Unwelcome, gender-based verbal or physical conduct
  • Exchanging sexual images, sexual acts or dating for grades or advancement

Other behaviors:

  • Stalking — Unwelcome, continuous and menacing pursuit of a person electronically or in person
  • “Sexting” — Unwelcome text messaging or sexual comments and/or images
  • Cyberbullying — Use of an electronic medium to target and psychologically torment a person

Get more information and support

To report a Title IX/Title VII violation, please contact our Title IX Coordinator. If you need to speak to someone immediately, counselors are available 24/7 at the Life Resource Center, accessible by logging on to eCampus, or by calling 866.320.2817.

Contact us

Title IX Coordinator
Camie Pratt, JD, Associate Vice President
4025 S. Riverpoint Parkway
Mail Stop CF-S907
Phoenix, AZ 85040

Phone: 602.557.3391
Fax: 602.308.7402
Email: TitleIX@phoenix.edu

Life Resource Center
Counselors are available 24/7