What is Title IX?

Title IX is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits gender or sex based discrimination in any federally funded education program or activity.

The Title IX Office works preventively to prevent discrimination and harassment. Title IX also receives and responds to reports of misconduct, and will work to remedy and prevent future harm. 

Title IX is a neutral office committed to safety, fairness, trauma-informed practices, and due process. If you have questions about Title IX rights and protections, email titleix@ucsc.edu.

Report/Connect with Title IX

 Anyone can make a Title IX report. The Title IX Office can conduct meetings via Zoom, phone or in person. 

If you want to make a report or request a consult, you can expect the fastest response by by using our online reporting link.  You can also contact the office by emailing titleix@ucsc.edu or by calling 831-459-2462.

Not sure if you are ready to report to Title IX? Confidential Resources are available to you.

Related Websites/Referrals

Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Resources

UCSC Resource Centers  offer counter-spaces for students who are queer, trans, nonbinary, womxn, and people of color

Students as Parents - The purpose of this website is to provide information about resources to our students who are parents.

Disability Resource Center(DRC)-The DRC provides a variety of accommodations and services to currently enrolled UCSC students to support them in making the most of their educational experience.

UCSC Police Department Emergency Responder 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 The purpose of this website is to direct students, faculty, and staff to information and resources that can help address a wide range of concerns, from interpersonal conflict to criminal wrong-doing.