What is Title IX

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 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 subjected to discrimination under any education program or

activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination

Millersville University is strongly committed to maintaining a positive learning, working and living environment for all and assuring it’s educational and employment environment is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, any other protected category under applicable, local, state or federal law, or status as a disabled veteran, a Vietnam era veteran or other covered veteran in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational programs and activities.  The University will not tolerate acts of discrimination, harassment or retaliation against or by any employee or student.

The University complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) and its underlying regulations, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities.  

If you are dealing with sexual harassment or misconduct, here's how we can help:

  • Resources: If you need information on counseling, health, or related services, our staff can provide warm referrals to both on- and off-campus providers.
  • Interim Measures: If you need a change in your housing assignment, a No-Contact Order with another Millersville affiliate, or other accommodations related to your Title IX concern, we are able to assist with those processes.
  • Reporting: If you want to file a formal complaint with the University, MUPD or another Police department,  the Title IX office can walk you through the options available and provide contacts with appropriate offices.

The University has designated the following person to assure compliance with Title IX requirements:

Elizabeth Swantek
Millersville University Title IX Coordinator
Phone No.:  717-871-4100
Email: Elizabeth.Swantek@millersville.edu
Office:  Student Memorial Center, Room 107B