Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is codified into law in 20 U.S.C. § 1681 and 30 C.F.R. Part 106. This law prohibits Gender Discrimination and provides that "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 educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." Gender Discrimination includes, but is not limited to, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault.
The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA) requires the University to provide a prompt and equitable procedure for resolving complaints of dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.