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Title IX Updates

Dear Members of the UIS Community:

On April 19, 2024, the U.S. Department of Education issued new Title IX regulations. At UIS, the Access & Equity Office (“AEO”) coordinates the implementation of human and civil rights laws, including Title IX. As your Title IX Coordinator, I am reaching out today to outline what our next steps will be in response to these regulations, as well as to assure you of our ongoing commitment to fostering an environment free from all forms of sexual violence, harassment, and discrimination.

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Welcome from Access & Equity - Spring 2024

Dear UIS Family,

Welcome to the beginning of a new semester at UIS! It has been a pleasure meeting so many of our new UIS community members and seeing some familiar faces as we begin our Spring 2024 semester. I am reaching out today to share important reminders about your rights, updates to the Access and Equity Office, and information about required and optional trainings.

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Title IX Team

What Does the Title IX Coordinator Do?

  • The Title IX Coordinator receives and investigates reports and complaints of sexual harassment and sexual violence, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
  • The Title IX Coordinator works with the Dean of Students, faculty course instructors, Housing and Residence Life, the Campus Police, International Student Services, and others to make supportive measures available to students, whether or not a complaint is also filed or investigated.
  • The Title IX Coordinator also provides and coor