During the Fall 2020 semester, OIE staff members will continue to work remotely to address reports of sexual misconduct, protected class harassment and discrimination, and conflict of interests in cases of amorous relationships. To schedule a virtual meeting or a phone call with OIE, individuals can email the office at equity@uccs.edu. OIE also accepts reports via their online reporting form found here: https://equity.uccs.edu/reporting/reporting-form

New Title IX Regulations

News Update

CU Sexual Misconduct Policy APS 5014 Updated

August 14, 2020

Policy updated based on new guidelines 

Where can I find the updated policy?
  • The new policy can be found here
Faculty and staff will have access to updated training for the new rules in Skillsoft within their myUCCS portal beginning August 17, 2020, and will be required to complete it within 30 days.
  • Specific instructions on the updated training will be sent out to all faculty and staff. 

Department of Education Releases new Title IX Regulations

May 14, 2020

Updates on New Title IX Federal Regulations

Has the current policy changed at UCCS?
  • The university has not yet made any changes to our current Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Abuse and Stalking Policy or the OIE Procedures in response to the new regulations. These policies and procedures remain in effect for any current reports or adjudications.

  • As always, the campus remains committed to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory learning, living and working environment for everyone and we will continue to prioritize strong and effective prevention and response efforts for our campus community.

When will the new regulations go into effect?
  • We are reviewing the new regulations to determine what changes will need to be made to our policies and procedures to ensure compliance by August 14, 2020, and we’ll keep the campus apprised of our progress.

Where can I find more information about the new federal regulations?

Here are some pertinent links from the U.S. Department of Education:

Who can I talk to if I have additional questions?
  • OIE staff can further explain our current processes and also provide information about support measures and resources. General questions can be emailed to equity@uccs.edu.