Title IX: We Care

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The University of Portland is committed to fostering a community in which all members feel respected and safe. Sexual and gender-based harassment, misconduct, and violence have no place at the University, are inconsistent with our mission and values as a Holy Cross university, and will not be tolerated.

The University believes that it is our community’s responsibility to prevent, educate, and effectively respond, and it is a responsibility the University takes very seriously. We recognize that a culture of respect and safety requires that each one of us — students, staff, faculty, and administrators — do our part when something occurs that is not consistent with our community’s values. Further, it is imperative that individuals affected by sexual and gender-based harassment, misconduct, and violence know they are not alone — that our community is here to help.

UP community members are encouraged to report incidents of sexual and gender-based harassment, misconduct, and violence to the Title IX Office. The University will take steps to appropriately address such reports and support affected community members.

Together, we can take a stand to be part of a community in which all members feel respected and safe. Join us in learning more about campus and community resources and reporting options, along with our education and prevention programs.


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Title IX at UP

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2018 - 2019 Reflections

The Title IX Team shared some reflections on the work they have done during the 2018 -2019 academic year, and the continued work they are engaged in towards making a UP community and a world that is more just and safe.

Read the 2018 - 2019 Reflections

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Listening Session

The Title IX team held a listening session for the community on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Questions asked at the sessions and the responses from the Title IX team can be read on the listening session document.
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Equity in Athletics

The Equity in Athletics Report contains participation rates, financial support, and other information regarding men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic programs. 

EADA Report

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Title IX Ad Hoc Committee Report

Read the Title IX Ad Hoc Committee report on University of Portland's current policies, practices, and procedures in the realm of federal Title IX compliance. 
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Our Goals for Title IX

The University of Portland is committed to strengthening our work in Title IX. Below are  current projects or goals the university is working towards. 

  • The University is exploring possibilities for a confidential advocate to be co-located on our campus. This advocate would be a confidential resource, separate from the Title IX Team, who is trained and knowledgeable in Title IX and associated issues.
  • Title IX Advisory Committee will be expanded during the 18-19 academic year to include greater representation, especially from student groups. 

Accessibility Statement

The University of Portland is committed to making the Title IX process as accessible as possible for all students. Students who require a disability accommodation or who may have other factors that could impact their ability to participate in or seek resources from the Title IX program should contact the Title IX Office at titleix@up.edu or 800.745.3261 (Toll Free) or 503.943.8982 to make a request. 

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