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Title IX

Title IX Compliance

Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program or activity operated by a recipient that receives federal financial assistance. As an educational institution subject to Title IX, we have adopted this Title IX Non-Discrimination Policy (the “Policy”). As set forth in detail herein, the institution:

  • Does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including in admissions and employment, and is committed to providing an educational and workplace environment that is free from sex-based discrimination, harassment, and retaliation;
  • Prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, as required by law;
  • Is committed to promoting fairness and equity in all aspects its operations; and
  • Values and promotes the equal dignity of all community members and is committed to the pursuit of just resolutions with respect the rights of all parties involved.

This Policy is adopted to prevent discrimination prohibited under Title IX and provide a prompt, fair, and impartial process to address complaints of alleged discrimination based on sex.

Inquiries about this Policy or the application of Title IX may be referred to the institutions Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator

The Title IX Coordinator oversees implementation and enforcement of this Policy, which includes primary responsibility for coordinating the School’s efforts related to the intake, investigation, resolution, and implementation of supportive measures to stop, remediate, and prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation prohibited under this policy.

The School’s Title IX Coordinator is identified below and may be contacted with questions about this Policy, to file a report or formal complaint, or to otherwise assist individuals in ensuring equal access to the School’s educational programs or activities in compliance with Title IX.

Jared Bezet, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Title IX Coordinator
5002 T-Rex Avenue Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33431 – 561-912-1211
jbezet@evergladesuniversity.edu

Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights with Title IX questions.

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