The Office of Equity, Inclusion and Compliance

The Office of Equity, Inclusion and Compliance at Shippensburg University assists the university in ensuring equal opportunity and access to educational, employment and contract opportunities for all persons including students, faculty, staff and administrators. The university will make every effort to provide these opportunities to all persons regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status. This applies to all members of the university community, all applicants for admission or employment and all participants in university-sponsored activities.

Title IX 

Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. This law protects people from discrimination on the basis of gender in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. Also, a recipient may not retaliate against any person for opposing an unlawful educational practice or policy, or because a person made charges, testified or participated in any complaint action under Title IX. Title IX states: 

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

— Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Sexual Misconduct Reporting 

Shippensburg University strongly encourages prompt reporting of sexual misconduct.To report an incident of sexual misconduct, please use the online reporting form. If you wish to file anonymously, please use the anonymous online reporting form

Shippensburg University's Bi-Annual Title IX Statement