Gender Discrimination

Title IX defines* gender discrimination as:

  • Discrimination or harassment based upon one's gender (sex)
  • Unfair treatment, attitudes, or behaviors towards an individual based upon their gender (sex)
  • Gender identity discrimination as covered by Title VII
  • Sexism, sexist attitudes, and sex stereotyping
  • Unproportionate athletic programs or activities offered to all genders in relationship to the college's enrollment

Examples of gender discrimination include:

  • Gender-based bullying
  • Derogatory or sexist remarks
  • Gender discrimination in an activity, athletics, program, office or classroom

*This is a summary definition only. Please refer to Student Conduct Code Policy 5030 for complete Title IX definitions.