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Title IX

Equity Compliance

Mount Ida College is committed to providing a campus environment free of discrimination and harassment.

The Office of Equity Compliance is responsible for addressing all issues of discrimination, harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking that may arise within the Mount Ida community.  Individuals are encourage to reach out to the Office with any concerns they may have within the College regarding these issues.  The Office of Equity Compliance will provide information about appropriate support resources and will discuss any options that may be available for addressing that conduct.  The Office also conducts training on these topics to educate our community about their rights and responsibilities.

The Office helps the College comply with state and federals laws that prohibit discrimination and harassment in the educational and work environment.  Some of those laws include:

  • Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, which prohibits sex and gender based discrimination in College programs and activities
  • Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and its state counterpart, M.G.L. c. 151B, which prohibits discrimination and harassment in employment
  • The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), as amended
  • Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which prohibits discrimination based on race, color or national origin in College programs or activities
  • The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment and education.
Meet the Director, Sonia Jurado

About Us

The office conducts investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking

Addressing violations

Policies and Procedures

The College has issued several policies regarding Sexual Misconduct and Discrimination/Harassment

Support available on and off campus

Resources

Mount Ida provides support resources to members of our community who may have experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct, discrimination or harassment or who may be going through a resolution process with the College.

In person and online

Reporting Options

Members of the College community are encouraged to come forward with information regarding violations of College policy through a number of reporting options