Title IX

Tougaloo College prohibits any and all discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity, marital status, civil union status, age, physical or mental disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service in regard to the administration of educational programs, admission of students, employment actions, athletics or other sponsored activities.

Tougaloo College complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination (including sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and sexual violence) based on sex in the College's educational programs and activities. Title IX also prohibits retaliation for asserting such claims of discrimination. Tougaloo College has a designated Title IX Coordinator, listed on the Title IX webpage, in handbooks, and on the College's website to coordinate the College’s compliance with and response to inquiries concerning Title IX. A person may also file a written complaint with the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights regarding an alleged violation of Title IX by visiting www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html or by calling 1-800-421-3481.

For information or for filing complaints regarding Title IX compliance and complaint procedures, contact Yasmin J. Gabriel, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Tougaloo College, Telephone: (601) 977-7718, Email: ygabriel@tougaloo.edu.