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Title IX and Sexual Misconduct

​April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month! 

Please join the Division of Student Affairs on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th in the Mural Area in the Academic Building to pick up important and useful information and resources. Staff from Counseling, UHD Police, and Student Affairs will be on hand to answer questions, share information, and connect students to resources if needed.  

The Center for Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be on hand providing Listening Tables—if you want to talk to someone about these issues.

UHD Student Counseling Services, Student Activities, UHD Police, and the Center for Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion invite you to come by the Mural Area between 11:00 and 2:00 on the 24th and the 25th to help us support the effort to end sexual violence, to raise awareness, and to support survivors.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 is Denim Day, and we invite members of the University Community to wear Denim to work and school on the 26th to show support and solidarity for survivors of sexual violence.  For more information on Denim day please visit

If you have any questions, please call Tommy Thomason, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, at 713-221-8056 or​.

Title IX: 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 educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

The University of Houston-Downtown is committed to maintaining and strengthening an educational, working and living environment where students, faculty, staff and visitors are free from sex discrimination of any kind. Sexual Misconduct, a form of sex discrimination, is antithetical to the standards and ideals of the University. The University will take appropriate action in an effort to eliminate Sexual Misconduct from happening, prevent its recurrence and address its effects. (Sexual Misconduct Policy (SAM 01.D.08)

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In addition, the policy of the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran’s status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UHD prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Employees, students, and visitors to campus with questions and/or complaints regarding discrimination, or sexual misconduct (such as sexual violence) under Title IX may contact Mr. Tommy Thomason, Title IX Coordinator and Assistant Dean, Student Affairs or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. To make a report, please contact:



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Last updated 4/13/2017 5:09 AM