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UHCL Title IX

University of Houston-Clear Lake is committed to providing an educational, working and living environment where students, faculty, staff and visitors are free from sex discrimination of any kind.

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What Is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex and gender discrimination, including sexual misconduct, in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive Federal financial assistance.  Programs and activities to include but not limited to: academic programs, admissions, athletics, employment and recruitment, financial aid and university housing.

The University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex and gender. UHCL provides many resources to faculty, staff, and students to address concerns related to sex and gender discrimination that may negatively impact community members' educational and career progress.   

Who Is Responsible For Ensuring Title IX Compliance At UHCL?

The UHCL Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Scott Richardson has been designated to oversee the implementation of the UHS Sexual Misconduct/Title IX Policy. The Title IX Office conducts administrative investigations of reports of sexual misconduct and is available to discuss options, provide support, explain policies and procedures, and provide education on Title IX. 

We recognize and understand the great impact that sexual misconduct can have on those who have experienced sexual assault, nonconsensual sexual contact, sexual harassment, sexual intimidation, sexual exploitation, stalking, and dating and domestic violence. We demonstrate that we are a community that cares by facilitating preventative education efforts, connecting faculty, staff, and students to support services, and enforcing our Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Contact Information

Dr. Scott Richardson, Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
Office: Bayou Building, B2323
Phone: 281-283-2305
Email: richardsonS@uhcl.edu

Joseph Jasper Jr., J.D., Investigator/Prevention Specialist
Office: Bayou Building, B2323
Phone: 281-283-2161
Email: jasper@uhcl.edu

Valerie Patt, Office Associate/Coordinator
Office: Bayou Building, B2323
Phone: 281-283-2306
Email: patt@uhcl.edu

Please Note: Emails and phone messages are monitored beyond formal office hours. If you do not get a response to your call or email immediately, please expect to be contacted the very next business day.

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