Building a safe and respectful learning environment
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access is here to provide you with support, options, and guidance. We promote an inclusive, equitable, and caring campus culture and oversee Title IX policy and processes prohibiting sex-based discrimination in education.
Learn about different options for you to report an incident, and what comes next.
Explore the many campus resources available to provide support.
Review UMass Amherst’s Title IX policy and procedures.
Volunteer to serve as a Title IX hearing panelist or party advisor.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has confirmed that Title IX not only prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, but that this includes protection against discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. If you feel you have experienced such discrimination, you can make a report to the Equal Opportunity and Access Office.
Pregnant & Parenting Student Rights and Resources
Title IX protects students who are pregnant or parenting from discrimination in the educational environment.
Survivor's Bill of Rights
UMass Amherst is committed to providing options, support, and assistance to survivors to ensure they can continue their education and fully participate in campus life. Understand your rights.
Title IX Resources
Find information on the many campus resources available to support you, even if you do not formally report an incident.