Information and History

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has a policy regarding equal opportunity and non-discrimination, which includes a prohibition of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation within the university.

UNCSA Policy and Procedures
Policy and procedures for prohibited harassment, including sexual misconduct and discrimination.

The Law

US Department of Labor
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funding educational programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

2017 Interim Guidance
Department of Education issues new interim guidance on Campus Sexual Misconduct.

US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights
The United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the enforcement agency for Title IX. The OCR publishes information on Title IX on its website. US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights: Information on Title IX

Campus SaVE
The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act 
(Campus SaVE Act) amended several pieces of the Clery Act broadening the scope of what is reportable. Campus SAVE requires colleges and universities participating in federal student aid programs (covering virtually every campus in the United States) to increase transparency about the scope of sexual violence on campus, guarantee victims enhanced rights, provide for standards in institutional conduct proceedings, and provide campus community wide prevention educational programming on sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and related issues.