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Title IX

NSU Policy

Policy Statement

Norfolk State University (NSU) is committed to providing an environment that emphasizes the dignity, respect and self-worth of every member of its community. NSU’s Title IX Policy promotes a campus community that is free of any form of interpersonal violence which may include harassment, sexual violence, stalking, child abuse/neglect, dating violence and retaliation.

NSU prohibits discrimination against anyone on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities as required by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Specifically, discrimination based on race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, disabilities, or any other status protected by law is prohibited.

This policy seeks to address all incidents of retaliation against individuals who have filed a report, opposed discriminatory practices, have testified, and/or otherwise participated in investigations or proceedings.

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NSU is an institution built upon honor, integrity, trust, and respect.

The university is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory learning, living, and working environment for all members of the university community.  NSU does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in any of its education or employment programs and activities. NSU prohibits sexual assault, sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment. Title IX is a federal law and prohibits sex and gender-based discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funds. Women and men are protected under Title IX.  Title IX pertains to the following:  employment, academics, admission, activities, events, programs. 

Confidential Resources
NSU Counseling Center (757) 823-8173
Spartan Health Center (757) 278-3360
YWCA of South Hampton Roads, 24 Hour Crisis Hotline (757) 251-0144

Visit the University's Policy Library for additional information. 

The Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators can be contacted by telephone, email, or in person. 

Ms. Lisa Little, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees
700 Park Avenue
160 Wilson Hall, CAMPUS
(757) 823-8160