Title ix resources
Title IX is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity.
Vanderbilt receives federal funds and so must comply with Title IX. Among other things, this means that sexual harassment and assault are prohibited.
If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted or harassed (or if you or someone you know has been subject to other kinds of sex discrimination) you can access a variety of Vanderbilt's resources for filing a report and/or acquiring support:
There are many ways to file a complaint at Vanderbilt. One easy way is to contact Project Safe. They can assist you with support, interim accommodations, as well as filing a complaint with the Title IX coordinator.
OR CALL PROJECT SAFE AT (615) 322-7233
If you would like to learn more about your civil rights under Title IX, the federal government's Department of Education includes the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The OCR provides detailed information about your civil rights, university compliance, and filing a complaint directly with the OCR:
If you would like to file a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, you can do that here:
If you are not sure what you would like to do, I'd be happy to speak with you about your options.