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The Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX

 - SCU Statement on New Title IX Regulations Link to file



SCU is committed to keeping our campus healthy and informed of significant new developments. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX as moved its operations offsite until further notice. We are available to provide information, guidance, and other resources to address your concerns. Staff will remain available during normal business hours for remote or telephone meetings and consultations. 

For more information about our remote operations, assistance and support please visit our COVID-19 response page.

Santa Clara University’s fundamental principles of academic excellence through diversity and inclusion is central to the University’s Jesuit, Catholic values, and requires us to provide a workplace and educational environment free from discrimination. Creating a respectful learning and working environment free from discrimination, harassment and sexual violence is a shared responsibility. It is important that all members of our community know where to turn if they have a concern, need assistance or support with issues of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct including sexual assault, dating /domestic violence, and stalking.

The Director Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX is the University’s designated Title IX  Coordinator in compliance with Title IX of the  Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and oversees the prompt response, impartial and thorough investigation, and equitable and timely resolution to all instances of discrimination and harassment, sexual harassment, and other forms sexual misconduct involving students, faculty, and staff.  SCU will promptly respond to complaints of civil rights- based discrimination and harassment and gender-based and sexual misconduct, and will take measures to eliminate the conduct, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects, including imposing corrective action as appropriate. 

For information regarding immediate response considerations and on-campus and off-campus resources for students, faculty, and staff.