Policies and Title IX Information

  • “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 of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act

  • Responding to Bias Incidents
    This protocol outlines the steps IUP will take when an incident of bias or hate arises on our campus.
    Statement of Nondiscrimination: English
    IUP is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action for its students, employees, and applicants. 
    Statement of Nondiscrimination: Spanish
    Declaración de no discriminación de IUP
    Sexual Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Policy
    IUP is committed to providing a safe and positive living, learning and work environment that is free from sexual discrimination and other prohibited sexual misconduct. The Sexual Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Policy provides definitions and reporting and complaint resolution procedures. It is applicable to all students and employees of the University, as well as designated volunteers, contractors, and vendors. 
    Sexual Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Resources
    Resources and support services for those who have experienced or need to report incidents of sexual discrimination or sexual misconduct are available to the university community. These include reporting options and protocols, confidentiality, next steps, support and services, accommodations, and other pertinent information.
    Mandatory Title IX and Protection of Minors Training
    In compliance with federal and state laws, all employees and university affiliates, contractors, units, and centers must complete annual Title IX and Protection of Minors training.
    Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Newborn-Parenting Students
    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ensures the protection and equal treatment of students who are affected by pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, and post-partum parenting.
    Anti-Hazing Policy
    University definition of hazing, plus details on presumptions, implementations of policy, juristiction and procedure, and violations and sanctions
    Information about policies of the Office of Student Support and Community Standards
    Protection of Minors Policy
    University policy dedicated to promoting the safety and security of minors who visit its campus or participate in its programs.