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Title IX - Discrimination on the Basis of Sex, Sexual Misconduct, and Relationship Violence

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy 

Point Loma Nazarene University is committed to maintaining work, learning, and living environment that  is free from sex discrimination and does not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, including retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in claims of sex discrimination. 

The university is also committed to providing a work, learning, and living environment that is free of sexual harassment, including retaliation for asserting or otherwise  participating in claims of sex harassment. 

In support of these commitments, Point Loma Nazarene University responds to allegations of discrimination on the basis of sex and sexual harassment, including sexual misconduct and relationship violence, through one of two processes: 

  1. Allegations that meet the threshold of Title IX of the Education Amendments of  1972, 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., as updated in May 2020 ("Title IX"), specifically allegations of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct that occurred on Point Loma Nazarene University owned or managed property or at a Point Loma Nazarene University sponsored event, in the United States of America will follow the protocols outlined in the Title IX Policy
  2. Allegations that do not meet the Title IX threshold, but nevertheless may violate the University policy, are responded to using the procedures outlined in the Undergraduate HandbookGraduate HandbookStaff Handbook, and Faculty Handbook

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We encourage victims of Sexual Violence, Rape, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking (collectively Sexual Violence) to talk to someone about what happened – so you can get the support you need, and so the University can respond appropriately.

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Make a Report

We encourage victims of discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual misconduct, and relationship violence to report it.

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Title IX Coordinator

Danielle Brown Friberg
(619) 849-2313