Title IX and Cedarville University

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Reporting and Preventing Misconduct on Campus

If you have experienced sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual or relationship violence, report the violation by phone or email:

Title IX Coordinator at 937-766-7777
Campus Security at 937-239-6491

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Title IX Policy

Cedarville’s Title IX Policy addresses all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

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Training

Find helpful training presentations and videos about Cedarville’s Title IX policy.

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Understanding the Respondent’s Role

A Respondent (or Responding Party) is someone alleged to have been involved in an incident of prohibited conduct under Title IX.

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Understanding the Process

The Title IX Coordinator can walk you through the process of what will happen once you report an incident, from receiving support, to filing a formal complaint, to resolution.

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Resources

Find helpful resources that are available to you as you navigate the Title IX process.

4 Sexual Assault Myths

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Sexual Assault | Myth #1

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Title IX Coordinator Shannon Berkheiser debunks myth #1: Most sexual violence occurs between strangers.
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Sexual Assault | Myth #2

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Title IX Coordinator Shannon Berkheiser debunks myth #2: The clothes a woman is wearing contributes to her being sexually assaulted.
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Sexual Assault | Myth #3

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Title IX Coordinator Shannon Berkheiser debunks myth #3: Only women are sexually assaulted.
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Sexual Assault | Myth #4

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Title IX Coordinator Shannon Berkheiser debunks myth #4: Victims of sexual assault will always appear bruised, battered, or hysterical.
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Cedarville University's Non-discrimination Notice:

Cedarville University is a Christ-centered institution of higher education that is committed to the biblical principle that all human beings are created in the image of God. Because of that belief, the University is committed to basing judgments concerning the admission, education, and employment of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities.

Cedarville University is also committed to maintaining and strengthening an educational, working, and living environment founded on the biblical principles of love and mutual respect. The University seeks to provide programs, activities, and an educational environment free from sex discrimination. In accordance with these beliefs, and consistent with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Cedarville does not discriminate on the basis of sex in education programs or activities, including recruitment, admissions, athletic and extracurricular activities, discipline, distribution of financial assistance, distribution of institutional resources, hiring practices, employment, and promotion. Title IX states:

"No person in the United states shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or any activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The University is committed to promoting respect for the bodily integrity of all persons and the sacredness of human sexuality. Sex discrimination includes all forms of sexual violence and sexual harassment.