At Florida Institute of Technology, we are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive learning enviornment for students, faculty and staff. Our Title IX office administers Title IX policies and thoroughly investigates all Title IX complaints. We educate the campus about sexual misconduct. Additionally, we provide supportive resources to members of the campus community involved in Title IX matters.
Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law prohibiting sex discrimnation in educational institutions. Title IX states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Under Title IX, sexual misconduct is considered a form of sex discrimination.
Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to: sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestiv violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking. Sexual misconduct is not tolerated at Florida Tech, and it is a violation of the Institution's policy, and state and federal law.
Acts commonly reported through the Title IX Reporting Form include: