Office of Institutional Equity & Compliance & Title IX Coordination
The Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance is the University’s compliance officer for all forms of discrimination and is specifically designated as the University’s Title IX Coordinator, responsible for the University’s Title IX compliance efforts, including sex and gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault and violence, stalking, intimate partner violence, domestic or dating violence, retaliation and athletics.Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation may be referred to the designated Title IX Coordinator(s) or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. The Director may be contacted at:
Title IX Coordinator
Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance
Administration Building, Room 114
Rose Hill Campus
Fordham University is an academic institution that, in compliance with federal, state, and local laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, gender, national origin, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.No otherwise qualified person shall be discriminated against in any programs or activities of the University because of disability.Likewise, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of sex.Fordham University does not knowingly support or patronize any organization that engages in unlawful discrimination.
This policy is strictly enforced by the University and alleged violations receive prompt attention and appropriate corrective action. The University will take steps to prevent discrimination and harassment, to prevent the recurrence of discrimination and harassment, and to remedy the discriminatory effects of discrimination on victims and others, as appropriate.
Complaints of discrimination by students against other students should be brought to the complainant’s Dean of Students for handling (Rose Hill – Dean Christopher Rodgers; Lincoln Center & Westchester – Dean D. Keith Eldridge). All other complaints involving students and employees, only employees, or third parties should be brought to the Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance for handling.
If there is any question as to where to report any incident, please contact the Title IX Coordinator and she will direct you to the proper place and person.
The various links on the left-hand side of the page list information, such as what are the university sexual harassment policies, Campus Assault and Relationship Handbook (CARE) that directs where a student can receive resources if an incident happens, and other important information.
Members of the University community may also refer to the student brochure Campus Assault and Relationship Education (CARE)
for detailed information on what steps to take to protect oneself and others from all forms ofsex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault or sexual violence, stalking and/or domestic or dating violencebefore it happens, or in the aftermath of an incident.
The Title IX Coordinator reports to the Vice President for Administration.