Key Facts

KEY FACTS ON TITLE IX

Did you know that Title IX applies to pregnant and parenting university students?  Here are key facts about Title IX as it applies to pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions. Learn more about the Title IX Basics:

Title IX is a federal law...

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

Schools must protect students...

Schools must protect students in all aspects of their educational program.

Title IX covers pregnancy...

Title IX covers pregnancy and related conditions.

Intimidation and harassment...

Intimidation and harassment are prohibited under Title IX.

Student parents are protected...

Student parents are protected from sex discrimination.

Title IX requires excused absences...

Title IX requires excused absences for pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions.

Title IX requires accommodations...

Title IX requires accommodations and services be provided to pregnant students.

Employees are protected...

Employees are protected under Title IX as well.

A complaint process...

A complaint process must be provided by your school under Title IX.