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Office of Equal Opportunity and Office of Title IX


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Erika Hollis, Executive Director & Title IX Coordinator
2199 S. University Blvd.
Mary Reed Building, 4th Floor
Denver, CO 80208

The Office, in collaboration with University partners, works to build and maintain a safe, gender equitable environment for students, faculty and staff in all aspects of educational programming and employment. The Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with the University's anti-discrimination policies related to:

Sex (including Sexual Misconduct)

Sexual Orientation

Gender Identity

Gender Expression

Pregnancy, and

Marital Status

The University of Denver is committed to providing support and assistance to all members of our campus community who are impacted by gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence, including sexual assault, relationship or dating violence, and stalking. DU is committed to developing best practices to respond to and prevent sexual assaults. 


What is Title IX? 


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states that: 

"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."

The program is administered by the US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR).