UACCM Student Department of Public Safety

Title IX Policy

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Policy for Complaints of Sexual Assault and Other Forms of Sexual Harassment

notice of Nondiscrimination Under Title IX

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs and activities that it operates and is prohibited from doing so by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., and the U.S. Department of Education’s implementing regulations, 34 CFR Part 106. The College’s nondiscrimination policy extends to admission, employment, and other programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 may be sent to the College’s Title IX Coordinator, the U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, or both.

Jurisdiction

Sexual harassment as defined in this policy (including sexual assault) is a form of sex discrimination and is prohibited. Title IX requires the College to promptly and reasonably respond to sexual harassment in the College’s education programs and activities, provided that the harassment was perpetrated against a person in the United States. At the time that a formal complaint is filed, the complainant must be participating in (or attempting to participate in) an education program or activity of the College. An education program or activity includes locations, events, or circumstances over which the College exercised substantial control over both the respondent and the context in which the sexual harassment occurs, and also includes any building owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by a postsecondary institution.

This policy applies to allegations and complaints of sexual harassment as defined herein. All other complaints of discrimination or misconduct that do not fall within the jurisdiction of Title IX may be made through other campus procedures.

This policy shall not be construed or applied to restrict academic freedom at the College. Further, it shall not be construed to restrict any rights protected under the First Amendment, the Due Process Clause, or any other constitutional provisions. This policy also does not limit an employee’s rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Mandatory Title IX Training

New students are required to complete an online mandatory Title IX training. If you completed this training in the past, you are not required to complete again but are encouraged to do so.

Instructions for completing this training

These instructions can also be found on the Blackboard home screen. Students will be alerted through campus email of the final deadline for completing this training.

  1. Navigate to https://platform.everfi.net/registration/signup
  2. Enter registration code: 86082a04
  3. Click "I’m a Student"
  4. Create your profile and agree to the terms of the service
  5. Click "Finished!" (You will receive an email confirmation that your account has been created)
  6. Click "Get Started" (make sure your Volume is ON)
  7. Give honest answers to the survey questions
  8. Only complete Part I (Part 2 instructions will come 30 days after completing Part 1)

Allow at least 1 hour to complete the entire training.

You may stop at any time and pick up later where you left off:

  1. Navigate back to https://platform.everfi.net/registration/signup
  2. Select "I already have an account Log In" in the top right hand corner of the screen.

For technical support, call 1-866-384-9062.

For questions, email TitleIX@uaccm.edu.