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Resource Guide on Sexual Misconduct and Title IX

Our Resource Guide contains information on both the options and help available to those experiencing sexual misconduct at Northwestern.

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View our full collection of publications and materials on the Resource Materials and Guides page.

Sexual Misconduct Disclosures: Guide for Faculty & Staff

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Discrimination and Harassment Policy Guide

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News & Updates

Northwestern commits to preventing sexual harassment in higher education

The University joins other major institutions in National Academies' action collaborative. Read more here.

Residential Services announces the expansion of gender-open housing options for all undergraduate students

Learn more about gender-open housing options and review FAQ's on the Residential Services website.

Office of Equity participates in panel event to discuss proposed changes to Title IX regulations

On January 11th, 2019, staff from the Office of Equity participated in a panel event to discuss proposed changes to Title IX regulations. Read more about the event here.

Northwestern’s Annual Report for the Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act:

On November 1, 2017, Northwestern submitted its annual report to the state of Illinois providing information on certain reports of sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking brought by or on behalf of students during calendar year 2016. That report can be found here.

Recent Sexual Misconduct Policy revisions--seeking community input:

As you may know, the University recently amended its Policy on Sexual Misconduct, both to improve its organization and formatting and to align the policy with changes or updates in various state and federal laws. Due to the need to have an updated policy by the commencement of the 2017-18 academic year, we adopted and published the policy revisions with the understanding that we would gather input on the policy during the academic year. Read more...

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