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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Life Chiropractic College West policy prohibits all forms of sexual misconduct, discrimination based on sex, sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, and dating violence. Life Chiropractic College West also prohibits harassment and discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity, pregnancy, and parental status. Life Chiropractic College West commitment applies to enrollment, admissions, recruitment, athletics, and employment and in all College activities and programs.

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

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects students from sex discrimination and sexual misconduct in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. The US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) oversees the enforcement of Title IX compliance that holds educational institutions accountable for failing to respond promptly and equitably to incidents of sexual harassment.

Life West Title IX Coordinators and Title IX Task Force oversee and monitor the College’s compliance with Title IX, training requirements, and other laws related to the prevention of sexual misconduct, harassment, and discrimination. This webpage will help inform you of choices that you may need to make regarding sexual misconduct on campus. Should you have questions concerning reporting options, sex discrimination or sexual misconduct or support resources, we encourage you to contact the Title IX/Deputy Coordinators or any member of Life West’s Title IX Task Force, or the Executive Vice President at (510) 780-4545.

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