Pregnant or Parenting? Title IX Protects You From Discrimination At School… Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex—including pregnancy and parental status—in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools, school districts, colleges, and universities receiving any Federal funds (“schools”) must comply with Title IX. For more information:
- The United States Department of Justice, Title IX
- Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students, from the US Department of Education
- National Women’s Law Center
Cornell University’s Title IX coordinator team addresses faculty, staff and student concerns related to pregnancy and parental status discrimination and other actions that fall within the university’s obligations under Title IX. All Title IX coordinators are able to refer inquiries for investigation where appropriate, and refer to other resources inquiries that are not appropriate for investigation (e.g. University Ombudsman, Human Resources). To initiate a conversation with any Title IX coordinator, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Students can also contact Sarah B. Affel, University Title IX Coordinator at 607 255-2242 or email@example.com.
For a complete list of resources related to Cornell University’s Title IX, please visit our SHARE website