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Title IX Navigation Tool

Title IX Navigation Tool

This tool presents the Title IX process in four stages. VCU provides this tool to deliver information about its process. It cannot be used to report incidents to the university, and the university is not tracking who is using the tool. Click here if you would like to make a report.  Click here if you are seeking help. Use the buttons below to follow the process from the beginning or skip forward to a specific stage. You also can visit a specific step by clicking the “List of steps” button to the right (the list will open on the left).

 

 

An incident involving prohibited conduct is reported.

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Title IX coordinator reviews reported information.

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Title IX coordinator assists impacted parties with access to resources, services, interim support and protective measures.

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Is the sexual misconduct/violence and sex/gender discrimination policy applicable?

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VCU determines if the sexual misconduct/violence and sex/gender discrimination policy is applicable.

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After consulting with the complainant, Title IX notifies the respondent of the report.

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Case closed. Complainant referred to other resources.

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Is alternative resolution appropriate, and does the complainant choose this option?

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VCU determines whether alternative resolution appropriate; complainant may choose whether to pursue this option.

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VCU determines if an investigation is appropriate.

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VCU determines if an investigation is appropriate. Does VCU proceed with the investigation?

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VCU conducts a Title IX investigation.

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Draft report is presented to parties for review. Do parties provide information that prompts further investigation?

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Draft report is presented to parties for review.

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Report is finalized and provided by the Title IX coordinator.

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Do both parties accept the report’s finding(s)?

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Parties review and respond to the report’s findings.

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Process concluded.

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A review panel hears the case.

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Decision issued and sanctions, if any, are administered.

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VCU may investigate further and/or revise the report.

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Alternative resolution is facilitated. Is a mutual agreement reached?

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