Social Equity and Title IX Office

  • The Social Equity and Title IX Office is operating remotely, with limited in-person appointments, but will continue to respond to all concerns. Please email social-equity@iup.edu to most efficiently communicate with our staff. You may also submit an Incident of Concern online reporting form, and you will receive a response from the appropriate IUP department.

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  • Discrimination Reporting and Response

    The Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer/Title IX coordinator, Elise Glenn, directs efforts regarding reports and responses to incidents of discrimination and identity-based bias. Through collaboration with the Office of Human ResourcesUniversity Police, and the divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, she consults with faculty, administrators, students, and university affiliates on issues of concern. Please refer to IUP’s Statement of Non-Discrimination.

    Social Equity and Title IX Office personnel meet with reporting students and employees to assess issues, incidents, and questions regarding discrimination, bias, harassment, and/or incivility. A formal or informal process may be used to resolve complaints.

    Submit an Incident of Concern for online reporting of non-emergency issues involving identity-based bias or discrimination, sexual misconduct, student conduct, or other issues of concern. 

    Title IX Policy, Procedures, Resources, and Support

    It's On Us IUP wordmark IUP has committed to stand up, speak out, and foster the safest and most inclusive environment possible for our campus community. The university takes immediate and effective steps to end sexual harassment, sexual violence, retaliation, and other prohibited sexual misconduct. To this end, the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer/Title IX coordinator, Elise Glenn, oversees policy and procedures, reporting and response, support resources, investigations, monitoring and assessment, and training initiatives. For further information, please refer to the Title IX page or specific guidance as follows: 

    Visit the IUP Haven Project website for further information on resources and awareness campaigns, including the It’s On Us video.  

    Download (pdf) the 2019–20 Where to Turn for Help informational sheet.

    View (YouTube) the IUP Student Overview: Civil Rights, Title IX and Sexual Misconduct video. Elise Glenn explains the civil rights that all IUP students have, and expands on the following concepts: Title IX, sexual misconduct, consent, retaliation, where to seek help, and her role as the Title IX coordinator.

    Preferred First Name Policy

    The university has established this policy that allows students, faculty, staff, and alumni to indicate their preferred first names to the university community, even if they have not legally changed their first name. Download and read the Preferred First Name Policy (PDF), and complete the Preferred First Name Request Online Form. For further information regarding form submission and processing, please contact the Office of the Registrar, 724-357-2217.

    Disability Resources

    All Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation requests for employees are handled through the Office of Human Resources. Any student in need of accommodations should contact the IUP Department for Disability Access and Advising. For further information, please refer to the Statement of Non-Discrimination.

    University Map

    An interactive map of the IUP campus is available, which highlights all-gender restrooms and accessibility/ADA information.