Elon University strives to provide a safe environment for the campus community and support the institution’s educational mission at all times. Consistent with the University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination, Elon University does not tolerate acts of sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, sexual misconduct, and sex and/or gender based discrimination. All members of our community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that reflects personal integrity and a respect for others.

The university’s Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the Sexual Misconduct and Interpersonal Violence Policy (including harassment and/or discrimination on the basis of sex or gender) under the requirements of Title IX. Questions about the policy or the institutions response should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator.

Anyone wishing to make a report may do so by reporting the concern to the university Title IX Coordinator:

For additional reporting options please see the Reporting and Resources section of the Sexual Misconduct and Interpersonal Violence Policy. Individuals seeking confidential support and resources have a variety available to them through the Coordinator for Violence Response.

Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination also always have the right to file a formal grievance with government authorities:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1475
Telephone: (202) 453-6020
Email: OCR.DC@ed.gov
Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr

In the event that an incident involves alleged misconduct by the Title IX Coordinator, reports should be made directly to the Executive Director of Human Resources, John Lew at (336) 278-5562 or jlew@elon.edu.