Title IX

The purpose of Title IX is to help foster safe and respectful university environments that better protect students, faculty, staff, and visitors from incidents of sex/gender-based discrimination.

The University, in compliance with and as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and its implementing regulations (“Title IX”) and other civil rights laws, as well as in furtherance of its own values as a higher education institution, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are my campus options if I've been harassed or discriminated against on the basis of my gender and/or sex, or subjected to any form of prohibited sexual conduct/sexual harassment?

You should bring your experiences to the attention of the University's Title IX Office. The Title IX Office is here to make sure that anyone who reports these experiences, reports being a witness to these experiences, or may have been named as a responding party in these experiences feels safe, knows their rights, options, and responsibilities, and is aware of resources available to support them.

How can I report a concern? How do I file a Formal Complaint?

Concerns should be reported to the Title IX Office. You can report your concerns or request to file a Formal Complaint by calling 910-672-2325, emailing TitleIX@uncfsu.edu or completing an online incident report form and submitting it to the Title IX Office. Learn more about your reporting options: https://www.uncfsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/departments-and-offices/division-of-legal-audit-risk-and-compliance/title-ix/report-concerns-to-the-title-ix-office

How can I get help if I am not on campus or do not want to come to the Title IX Office?

It is important for everyone, including all campus community members know that, regardless of their location, the Title IX Office is here to help with any experiences related to Title IX. Our priority is ensuring that parties are aware that resources are available to them even though they are not on campus and that they continue to have the opportunity to be successful in their educational, career pursuits, and all other University programs and activities. We are available to connect by email, telephone, and videoconference.

Why does the University have policies prohibiting harassment, discrimination against individuals based on their gender and sexual harassment? Where can I find the University's policies?

The University is committed to maintaining and strengthening an environment on civility and respect. All forms of sex/gender-based misconduct are antithetical to the values and standards of the university community, is incompatible with the safe, healthy environment that the university community expects and deserves, and will not be tolerated. Learn more about our policies https://www.uncfsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/departments-and-offices/division-of-legal-audit-risk-and-compliance/title-ix/title-ix-policies-and-procedures

What resources are available to all campus community members?

There are many resources available on campus, in the Fayetteville and Fort Bragg communities, and online such as, counseling and mental wellness services, medical care, safety planning, housing, legal, transportation, and immigration information, and much more. Learn more about our resources: https://www.uncfsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/departments-and-offices/division-of-legal-audit-risk-and-compliance/title-ix/additional-resources-and-services

How can I request a change of housing or classes, or other Supportive Measures?

As described in our policies, the University offers a variety of Supportive Measures which designed to restore or preserve equal access to the University's Education Program or Activity without unreasonably burdening the other party. Generally, these measures are meant to deter Prohibited Sexual Conduct for as long as needed. Contact the Title IX Office to process your request by calling 910-672-2325, visiting Barber Building 242, or emailing the Title IX Office.

What options are available to participate in learn more about all forms of sex/gender-based harassment and discrimination? Does the University offer awareness, education, and related options?

The Title IX Office, along with other campus offices offer several workshops, webinars, and initiatives each month. We also encourage you to review the topics found on the top right of this page to access dozens of handouts, films and related resources. We have created several webpages and update them often so you can learn more with just a few clicks.

Also, several students, staff, and faculty have volunteered to be active members on Task Force IX in order to provide ongoing strategic oversight for the University's work on sexual harassment and prohibited sexual conduct prevention by focusing on three strategic goals to enhance FSU's Title IX Mission and Vision: 1. Training and Education, 2. Outreach and Awareness, and 3. Campus Climate Surveys. Apply to join Task Force IX or learn more: www.uncfsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/departments-and-offices/division-of-legal-audit-risk-and-compliance/title-ix/task-force-ix

You may also request the Title IX Office personnel to collaborate with you for your meetings, events, workshops, and/or provide training by contacting the Title IX Office or by using the information here: www.uncfsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/departments-and-offices/division-of-legal-audit-risk-and-compliance/title-ix/request-a-title-ix-presentation-workshop-or-collaboration

How can I stay updated with the latest programs, initiatives, and other Title IX / Campus Safety information?

We have made it easy to stay in 'the know' by sending all information via email to all campus community members, posting flyers, posters, and handouts around campus, sharing updates through our social media pages, and uploading information to the Campus Updates webpage: www.uncfsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/departments-and-offices/division-of-legal-audit-risk-and-compliance/title-ix/task-force-ix. Follow us on Twitter: @BroncosItsOnUs and Instagram: @BroncosItsOnUs 

What Title IX changes are occurring for the 2021-22 Academic Year?

Since May 2020, the Department of Education has provided several updates related to Title IX. You can learn more about the guidance here. In August 2020, FSU adjusted its Title IX operations to better serve our campus community and beyond. As we have done in the past upon receiving updated guidance, we will continue to send out updates, host webinars, and other educational initiatives to ensure our campus community remains aware of the University's programs, services, and related resources. Should you have any questions along the way, we hope you will reach out to the Title IX Office so we may assist you

Where can I find more details about the University's Non-Discrimination Policies?

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. This prohibition against sex discrimination covers all University programs and activities (both on and off campus), including but not limited to financial assistance, housing, athletics, recruitment, and admissions. Title IX also prohibits all forms of discrimination in all aspects of employment. Fayetteville State University's complete non-discrimination policies, grievance procedures, and University officials responsible for supporting the University's compliance are outlined here and here.

You may also direct inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination laws by: Emailing the Title IX Office, calling 910-672-2325, visiting Barber Building Room 242, or contacting the United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR). For further information about OCR and its jurisdiction, call 1-800-421-3481, email Office of Civil Rights or visit U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights home page.

How can I share my feedback?

Your feedback is always welcome, and we will appreciate any information you share! If you have suggestions about how Fayetteville State University can reduce the occurrence of all forms of gender/sex-based discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and/or improve the assistance the University offers when it does occur, please contact call 910-672-2325, visit Barber Building 242, or email the Title IX Office. You may also share your feedback, tips, and suggestions for the Title IX Office by using this form. Beginning on August 1, 2021, Fayetteville State University's Title IX Office is making a few adjustments to better serve our campus community and continue to offer the best service, support, and resources possible. We look forward to receiving your feedback, comments, and ideas as we continue to enhance our operations, services, and resources.

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