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In an Emergency 24/7

From any campus phone,
call 4300 or 911

From a mobile phone,
call SMC dispatch 310-434-4300

If off campus, call 911

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded educational programs and activities. Under Title IX, sexual assault and sexual harassment are forms of discrimination on the basis of sex. The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, which enforces Title IX, has provided detailed guidance on how educational institutions like SMC must investigate and respond to complaints of sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Other Relevant Laws


Myths and Facts​

National Statistics

SMC Board Policies and Ad​ministrative Regulations

Frequently Asked Questions

Title IX Task Force