The University of West Georgia does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs, activities, employment and admissions, and prohibits such discrimination by students, faculty and staff.

Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). Title IX specifically states that:

“No person in the United States shall on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

At the University of West Georgia, the term “sexual misconduct” encompasses sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, non-consensual sexual contact, non-consensual sexual intercourse, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

The UWG Sexual Misconduct Policy applies to the entire university community, including students, faculty and staff, as well as contractors, vendors, visitors, and guests.

Please refer to  UWG 6.2.3 Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Procedure for additional information.

 

Reporting Sexual Misconduct:

Sexual misconduct should be immediately reported to a University of West Georgia Title IX Coordinator. Please see the University of West Georgia Sexual Misconduct Policy for additional reporting options.