EWU is dedicated to providing a campus community free from discrimination and sexual misconduct
Title IX is an Education Amendment (federal law) established in 1972 that states: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Go to the Sexual Misconduct link for a detailed description of Title IX.
Eastern Washington University does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
Such discrimination (as applicable) is prohibited by Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Age Discrimination in Employment Act Amendments of 1978, Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Civil Rights Act of The Student Conduct Code WAC 172-120-040, Washington Sate Laws on Discrimination WAC 504-25-020, RCW 49.60, other state statutes and EWU policy.