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 campus, available to students at Purchase College, in addition to employment. Title IX prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence.

The Title IX office receives and responds to incident reports; documents and tracks all investigative materials; conducts thorough unbiased investigations and provides interim accommodations and measures (academic and personal) regarding all inter/intrapersonal sexual misconduct, assaults, stalking, harassment, domestic violence incidents/matters for the campus community (students, staff, faculty, visitors). Title IX also identifies and addresses any patterns or systemic challenges revealed by reports, incidents or investigations.

Please direct questions, comments, or concerns relating to Title IX to:

Jerima DeWese
Chief Diversity & Affirmative Action Officer
Title IX Coordinator & ADA Compliance Officer
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 251-5992
jerima.dewese@purchase.edu

T’Ajai Carrington, J.D. 
Assistant Affirmative Action Officer 
Title IX Investigator
Purchase College
(914) 251-5982
tajai.carrington@purchase.edu