Title IX – Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Policies & Procedures

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in education programs and activities (such as housing, athletics, and employment) at universities that receive federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination (further defined below) includes sexual harassment and sexual assault or violence. Becker College will not tolerate such discrimination.

The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex against students or applicants for admission, or employees or applicants for employment or in the administration of its policies or in any aspect of its operations. The College will respond to reported violations of Title IX by protecting the victim and our community, conducting prompt and thorough investigations and providing support.

Becker College has a Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the College's compliance with Title IX and investigating complaints of sexual assault or violence, harassment, discrimination, and other sex-based complaints from students, staff and faculty. The Title IX Coordinator is also responsible for training the College community on Title IX.Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in education programs and activities (such as housing, athletics, and employment) at universities that receive federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination (further defined below) includes sexual harassment and sexual assault or violence.  Becker College will not tolerate such discrimination.

What is sex discrimination?

What is sexual harassment?

What is a hostile environment?

What is the College’s obligation with respect to sexual harassment?

What is sexual assault?

What is Consent?

Prevention Efforts

How do I file a complaint?

Other Important Contact Information:

Emergency: 911

Counseling Center: 508.373.9544

Student Health Services: 774.354.0471

Pathways for Change 24-HR Hotline: 1.800.870.5905

UMASS Memorial Medical Center: 1.508.334.1000

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