At Florida Institute of Technology, we are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive learning environment 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.
What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in educational institutions. Title IX states: “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 educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Under Title IX, sexual misconduct is considered a form of sex discrimination.
What Is Sexual Misconduct?
Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to: sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic 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.
Commonly Reported Acts
Acts commonly reported through the Title IX Reporting Form include:
- Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment
- Dating violence
- Domestic violence
- Hostile environment harassment
- Sexual assault
- Sexual coercion
- Sexual exploitation
- Sexual violence