Compliance

Title IX


June 12, 2020

Title IX Community Conversation – Video Now Available

If you weren’t able to join the June 2 or June 4 community conversation, a recording is now available of the June 2 presentation. The video includes information about what the new federal rules require, and how UW is responding. Phase I of our response includes developing interim/emergency rules that must be in place by August…


May 26, 2020

Title IX Community Conversations: New Federal Rules

The new federal Title IX rules describe how the US Department of Education will define sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and domestic violence; they outline when an institution must respond to this conduct, and they prescribe how an institution must respond. Join us for a community conversation to discuss key elements of the new federal rules, what impact the…


May 13, 2020

Message to UW Students About New Federal Title IX Rules

Dear UW Students: President Cauce recently communicated with the UW community regarding the new Title IX regulations  which were released by the U.S. Department of Education on May 6, 2020. The UW (and thousands of others) urged the Department of Education to take a different tack with these rules which govern how educational institutions respond…


May 6, 2020

Final Title IX Rules Released

The U.S Department of Education posted final Title IX regulations on May 6, 2020, to go into effect on August 14, 2020. The new rules have maintained most of the elements from the proposed regulations (see UW’s response from January 2019), while also including new and amended language. The Department of Education’s website includes an overview…


December 16, 2019

Anticipating Title IX Rules from U.S. Department of Education

There is speculation that the Department of Education will be releasing final Title IX rules early in 2020. If and when final rules are released, the Office of the Title IX Coordinator will work quickly to review and provide a general overview of the rules and implementation timeline. We will also schedule and announce opportunities…


October 29, 2019

November Title IX Community Conversations in Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma

Join us for a conversation about the community impacts of sexual assault, sexual harassment and other forms of sexual misconduct. What rights, resources and options are available to people who have experienced sexual misconduct? What can bystanders do to intervene and prevent harm? What happens during a University investigation? How can we better support the…


March 19, 2019

UW Community Conversations at Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell

The University of Washington has submitted a response to the proposed Title IX regulations and is now preparing for what comes next. Title IX community conversations are scheduled for all three campuses and will include available updates about the federal rule-making process, UW Title IX initiatives around prevention and response, and ideas for providing ongoing…


January 28, 2019

UW submits response to proposed Title IX rules

The U.S. Department of Education posted proposed Title IX regulations in the Federal Register on November 29, 2018. The University of Washington has analyzed these proposed rules, solicited input from the UW community, and has submitted a detailed response. Additional updates, including opportunities for input and discussion, will be posted here as we learn more about the…


December 8, 2018

Proposed Title IX rules

The U.S. Department of Education posted proposed Title IX regulations in the Federal Register on November 29, 2018. This initiated a notice and comment period with comments due to the Department of Education on or before January 28, 2019. Attend a 2019 UW discussion forum Title IX discussion forums will include an overview of key…