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Office of Compliance

Title IX

WHAT IS TITLE IX?


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.

“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.”

-20 U.S.C.   1681 & 34 C.F.R. Part 106

Texas A&M University- Kingsville is committed to providing an educational and work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional development of each individual student and employee.  TAMUK does not discriminate on a person’s race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or genetic information as defined by federal law and state statutes.  These protections extend to employment and admissions decisions.  In addition, TAMUK does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, including admission and employment, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations. 

If you have any questions or concerns related to equal employment opportunity, equal access, affirmative action or requests for disability accommodations, please direct them to the following individual who has been designated as the university’s acting Section 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator:

Henry Burgos, Acting Director of Compliance
(361) 593-4758
Lewis Hall, Room 130
700 University Blvd. MSC 221
Kingsville, Texas 78363
henry.burgos@tamuk.edu

The following individual is designated as the university’s Coordinator for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, responsible for inquiries and complaints alleging discrimination in educational programming and access based on sex:

Tasha Clark, Title IX Coordinator
(361) 593-4758
tasha.clark@tamuk.edu

Physical Location:
Lewis Hall, Room 130
855 North University Blvd.
Kingsville, Texas 78363

Mailing Address:
700 University Blvd., MSC 221
Kingsville, Texas  78363

Questions concerning Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C., 20202-1100, 1-800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov.

IF YOU ARE IN DANGER OR NEED IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1