Federal Legislation and Guidance

From the Sexual Violence Prevention Resource Hub

Topics: Student Affairs, Student Health and Wellness, Sexual Health and Conduct

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This section of EAB's Resource Hub for Sexual Violence Prevention and Response contains resources to help institutions determine if they are compliant with recent federal legislation and guidance from the Department of Education regarding Title IX and the Clery Act.

External Resources

Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (2015). Title IX Guidance

This comprehensive resource guide is an essential reference for Title IX coordinators. It gives an overview of the scope of Title IX, discusses Title IX’s administrative requirements and key Title IX issues, and provides references to federal resources.

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Clery Center (2014). Checklist: VAWA Amendments to the Clery Act

This is a simple tool to help U.S. institutions evaluate the extent to which they are compliant with the 2014 VAWA amendments to the Clery Act.

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Department of Education (2014). Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence

Additional guidance about addressing sexual violence that expands on the requirements defined in the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter. The Office for Civil Rights provides 52 questions and answers about Title IX obligations.

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U.S. Federal Government (2014). U.S. Federal Register: Violence Against Women Act

This document describes the complete rules and regulations pertaining to the 2014 VAWA amendments to the Clery Act.

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Department of Education (2011). Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence

Guidance from the Office for Civil Rights regarding institutions’ responsibilities under Title IX to address sexual violence on campus.

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