Title IX Office About

The Title IX Office provides assistance in resolving and investigating complaints of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, and sexual violence (sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking). Additionally, we provide education and training to raise awareness and expand understanding of sexual harassment and sexual violence. The Title IX Office serves the entire UC Santa Cruz community. 

Contact the Title IX Officer, Tracey Tsugawa  ttsugawa@ucsc.edu, (831)459-2462 to report a possible Title IX violation.

Title IX Office Reporting

All UC employees, that are not confidential (CARE, CAPS, and the EAP), are required to report sexual harassment and sexual violence to the Title IX Office if a student reports to them. Faculty, Deans, and Supervisors are additionally required to report sexual harassment and sexual violence reported by faculty and staff.

To make a Title IX report, for questions about reporting responsibilitiesand questions about the UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy and the UC Santa Cruz Title IX Procedures contact:

Tracey Tsugawa
Title IX Officer


Title IX Training

As part of a UC-wide education effort, all students, staff, and faculty are required to complete Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (SVSH) Prevention Training. UC Santa Cruz wants to ensure that all students, staff, and faculty are aware of the resources available in the event that they are impacted by sexual harassment or sexual violence. We also want to encourage reporting and ensure that all UC employees are aware of their reporting responsibilities. For information about supervisor and faculty reporting responsibilities click here. For information about Non-supervisor reporting responsibilities, including student employees, click here.

The Title IX Office provides in-person trainings to all incoming students. Trainings are also offered to staff and faculty by department or office upon request. For more information about Title IX training, please contact lyounghi@ucsc.edu.

Related Websites/Resources

Campus Confidential Resources

Confidential Advocates care.ucsc.edu

Confidential Student Counseling Office caps.ucsc.edu

Confidential Employee Counseling (EAP) 

24 hour Confidential Support Options

Monarch Services for sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and human trafficking services

Walnut Avenue Women's Center for dating/domestic violence services

Counseling & Psycghological Support (CAPS)-student crisis counseling support

Respondent Resources

If you have been Accused of Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Dating or Domestic Violence, Stalking, or Other Prohibited Conduct, there are campus services available to Help you Understand your Rights and the Investigation and Adjudication or Disciplinary Processes.

Students are supported through the Link to Dean of Students Office . 

Faculty and Academic Personnel are supported through Academic Personnel Office. Please contact Susan Fellows, Director, Academic Employee Relations, at sfellows@ucsc.edu or 831-459-5032.

Non-Represented Staff are supported through the Link to Staff Human Resources Office

Additional Related Websites

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Website (safe.ucsc.edu)

UCSC Police Department For emergencies call 911. Non-emergency incidents, public service requests or inquiries: (831) 459-2231.

City of Santa Cruz Police Department For emergencies call 911. Non-emergency incidents call: (831) 471-1131.

Report Hate: To report an incident of hate or bias

Problem and Complaint Resolution Resources List

UCSC Resource Centers 

Disability Resource Center

African American Resource & Cultural Center

American Indian Resource Center

Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center

Chicano/Latino Resource Center

The Lionel Cantú Queer Center

The Women's Center