Welcome to UCLA Title IX Office

"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."  -Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972

Title IX prohibits sex or gender discrimination in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.  Inquires regarding the application of Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator, Mohammed Cato (titleix@conet.ucla.edu) (310) 206-3417, or the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, OCR@ed.gov.

Learn more about your rights under Title IX

           

The Title IX Coordinator is available to consult and provide advice to anyone in the UCLA community regarding rights and responsibilities under Title IX as well as policies and procedures .The Title IX office takes reports of gender discrimination, including allegation of sexual harassment and sexual violence.  The Title IX Coordinator ensures that all complaints are handled in accordance with established policies and procedures.

 

The Title IX Coordinator Mohammed Cato is pleased to announce the initiation of weekly office hours. Title IX Office will set aside office hours for members of the UCLA community to meet with the Title IX Coordinator on an informal basis. If you would like to make an appointment, contact Cathy Bell, Administrative Analyst for the Title IX Office, at cbell@conet.ucla.edu

Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence 

The Title IX office takes reports of gender discrimination, including allegation of sexual harassment and sexual violence.  The title IX Coordinator ensures that all complaints are handled in accordance with established policies and procedures. 

Under the University of California Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment, there is the Student Conduct Procedures for Allegations of Prohibited Conduct, as well as the UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment defines who is a responsible employee obligated to report instances of sexual violence and sexual harassment. 

Gender Discrimination

UCLA is committed to creating and maintaining a community free of all forms of discrimination and harassment, including gender discrimination.  Gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence, which are prohibited by law and University policy.

 

Pregnancy Discrimination

 

UCLA students and employees are protected from pregnancy discrimination. Other federal and state laws also protect pregnant employees from discrimination.

 

Language for Syllabi

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Recommendations that President Napolitano has Approved for Implementation

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Responsible Employee Obligation

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Coordinated Community Review Team for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Misconduct (CCRT) 2016 Report

Pregnancy, Lactation, and Dependent Care Resources

UCLA offers numerous resources for pregnancy, lactation, and dependent care.  Below please find a collection of helpful links and resources with more information.

Pregnancy

UCLA students and employees are protected from pregnancy discrimination. 

Under Title IX, it is illegal for schools to exclude a pregnant student from participating in any part of an educational program.  Other federal and state laws also protect pregnant employees from discrimination. Please click on the links below for resources and information on this topic:

  1. Guidance from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

  2. Federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act

  3. Pregnancy rights under the California Fair Housing & Employment Act

  4. Resources for Pregnant Students, Post Docs, and Faculty

    Lactation/Breastfeeding

  1. Creating Space: A Lactation Accommodation project at UCLA

  1. Student Parents Guide to UCLA (courtesy of Students with Dependents Program, UCLA Bruin Resource Center)

  2. UCLA Students with Dependents Program

  3. Parenting Students at UCLA