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Title IX at American University

American University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual's genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities. The university expressly prohibits any form of discriminatory harassment (including dating violence, domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment and stalking) on any Protected Bases. [See American University Policy on Discrimination and Sexual Harassment]

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 If you are in an emergency situation call 911 immediately (202-885-3636 on-campus), for law enforcement and medical assistance.

Resource Guide

Find Support

AU is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all students and employees. There are resources available on-campus for community members covered by Title IX, visit the Support page for more information.

Support Guide

File a Report

Individuals should report sex-related offenses and incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking to University Police as soon as possible.

File a Report

Policy Info

American University is committed to responding promptly and effectively to reports of discrimination and will take appropriate action to prevent, correct, and if necessary, to discipline individuals who violate University policies.

Policy Guide

Learn About Title IX

The resources included here offer a broad range of information about sex- and gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking.

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Get Involved

Creating a campus environment free of discrimination, harassment, and violence is everyone’s responsibility.

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