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Title IX Information

"No person in the United States, shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX).

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a recipient of Federal financial assistance for education activities, and in accordance with the provisions of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, all of its education programs and activities are subject to the prohibition of Title IX. Additionally, in compliance with state law, the University develops a Title IX implementation plan annually and submits it to the state Comptroller’s office. This plan reflects the guidelines set forth in the document, “Without Regard to Gender,” produced by the Office of Education Accountability. View the Title IX plan produced for all UT System campuses. 2020 Title IX Training Materials can be found here.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center does not discriminate on the basis of sex in our education programs or activities, including admissions and employment.  The University is required by Title IX not to discriminate in such a manner. The University has a Policy on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking which may be accessed here.

You may make a formal complaint by contacting the Title IX Coordinator at any time by using the contact information below.  

Any inquiries about the application of Title IX or to make a report should be directed to the following:

Michael Alston
Title IX Coordinator
Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity
920 Madison, Suite 825
Memphis, TN 38163. 
Telephone: 901.448.2112
Fax: 901.448.1120

Assistant Secretary in the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights 
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-1100
Telephone: 1-800-421-3481
FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339


Last Published: Sep 21, 2021