"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 education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance". - - Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972
Purchase College, State University of New York is a recipient of Federal financial assistance for education activities, and in accordance with the provisions of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, all of its education programs and activities are subject to the provisions of Title IX of that act that protect against discrimination on the basis of gender. Athletic programs are not the only academic realm governed by Title IX. Title IX applies to all departments, programs and activities, on and off of campus, available to students at Purchase College in addition to employment. Title IX prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence.
Please direct questions, comments or concerns relating to Title IX to:
Michele A. Baptiste, J.D.
Affirmative Action Officer & Title IX Coordinator
Student Services Building, 3rd Floor