Title IX

Sex Violence

Sex Violence is defined as the following by Title IX:

  • Sexual abuse or assault, battery, or coercion
  • Unwanted sexual contact that stops short of rape or completed rape
  • Use of force or manipulation of unwanted sexual activity
  • Physical acts where a person is incapable of giving consent or is against a person's will


  • sexual assault, battery, or coercion
  • attempted or completed rape
  • inappropriate touching
  • physical and/or aggressive sexual advances