Title IX and other federal and state laws collectively prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnant or parenting status, and LGBTQ+ identity.
Support and resources are available to every member of the UW community at all campuses, medical centers, and other UW locations.
If you are LGBTQ+, there are university programs, services, and groups that may be of interest.
Pregnancy and related conditions
If you are pregnant or experiencing related conditions, you may be entitled to support, protections, or accommodations under Title IX, ADA, and other laws.
If you have experienced sex- or gender-based violence or harassment, there are resources and support options available to you. The Know Your Rights & Resources guide also contains much of this information.
If you have been named as a respondent in a University investigation, you can access help understanding your rights and navigating the process.
- Student Respondents – You may work with respondent resources.
- Employee respondents – Depending on your role, you may request assistance from your Human Resources Consultant, the Secretary of the Faculty, the Office of the Ombud, and/or UW Carelink.
Supporting students and employees
If you have received a disclosure and/or want to be prepared to respond with care, the supporting students & employees page has important guidance.