Protecting memebers of the campus community against discrimination, harassment, retaliation,
sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
About Title 9
CSUSM does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in
its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of
sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and
off campus) that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX protects all people
regardless of their gender or gender identity from sex discrimination, which includes
sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.
The CSU prohibits:
- Discrimination, including Harassment, because of any Protected Status: i.e., Age,
Disability, Gender, Genetic Information, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality,
Marital Status, Race or Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Veteran or Military
- Retaliation for exercising rights under this policy, opposing Discrimination or Harassment
because of a Protected Status, or for participating in any manner in any related investigation
- Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking;
- Sexual Misconduct of any kind, which includes sexual activity engaged in without Affirmative
- Employees from entering into a consensual relationship with any Student over whom
s/he exercises direct or otherwise significant academic, administrative, supervisory,
evaluative, counseling, or extracurricular authority.