Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

“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.”

Colorado State University (CSU) complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. CSU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the areas of education, employment, and public accommodation.

Title IX Coordinators

  • Interim Title IX Coordinator: Diana Prieto, Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, Diana.Prieto@colostate.edu, (970) 491-1715
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employment: Assistant Director for Complaints and Disabilities, Jennifer Mayhew, Jennifer.Mayhew@colostate.edu, (970) 491-5836
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics: Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance, Shalini Shanker, Shalini.Shanker@colostate.edu, 970-491-6170

Programs and activities covered by Title IX include:  

  • Admissions
  • Recruitment
  • Financial aid
  • Academic programs
  • Student treatment and services
  • Counseling and guidance
  • Discipline
  • Classroom assignment
  • Grading
  • Vocational education
  • Recreation
  • Physical education
  • Athletics
  • Housing
  • Employment

Reporting Title IX Sexual Harassment

The University can only respond to allegations of Title IX sexual harassment if they are reported. Reporting enables the University to promptly provide support, stop any harassment, remediate its effects, and prevent its recurrence.

Reports of Title IX sexual harassment may be made through one or more of the following resources:

  • Emergency Response  911
  • Interim Title IX Coordinator/Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX – (970) 491-1715
  • The Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity – (970) 491-1715
  • Colorado State University Police Department (non-emergency) – (970) 491-6425
  • The Office of Equal Opportunity – (970) 491-5836

Confidential Reporting

In addition to the above reporting resources, students may seek confidential support and guidance via the following campus resources.

  • CSU Victim Assistance Team (970) 492-4242
  • CSU Counseling Services (970) 491-6053
  • CSU Health Network (970) 491-7121

Employees may seek confidential support and guidance via the following campus resources:

  • Office of the Ombuds (970) 491-1527
  • The Employee Assistance Program (970) 491-3437

The Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity

For more information regarding Title IX sexual harassment including how to file a report, university policy, complaint procedures, FAQs, and additional resources please visit the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity.

Title IX Enforcement

The Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education is responsible for enforcement of Title IX.