Life at SGSC
What is Title IX ?
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education.
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” -Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)
The University System of Georgia is committed to ensuring a safe learning environment that supports the dignity of all members of the University System of Georgia community. The University System of Georgia does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in any of its education or employment programs and activities. To that end, this policy prohibits specific forms of behavior that violate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University System of Georgia will not tolerate sexual misconduct, which is prohibited, and which includes, but is not limited to,
- domestic violence
- dating violence
- sexual assault
- sexual exploitation
- sexual harassment, and
The University System further strongly encourages members of the University System community to report instances of sexual misconduct promptly. These policies and procedures are intended to ensure that all parties involved receive appropriate support and fair treatment, and that allegations of sexual misconduct are handled in a prompt, thorough and equitable manner.
South Georgia State College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment or admissions and prohibits such discrimination by students, faculty, and staff. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX if the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq).
THERE ARE 3 WAYS TO FILE A REPORT
Option 1 - Contact Title IX Coordinator
Option 2 - Contact Law Enforcement
SGSC Campus Police
Douglas Campus Police
Tiger Village I
1st Floor, West Wing
Douglas Police Department
225 W Bryan St
Douglas, GA 31533
Coffee County Sheriff Department
825 Thompson Dr
Douglas, GA 31535
Waycross Police Department
512 Oak St
Waycross, GA 31501
Ware County Sheriff Department
3487 Harris Rd
Waycross, GA 31503
Option 3 - Submit an Anonymous Complaint
Click Here ---> SGSC Title IX Anonymous Complaint Form
This option is designed so that students, faculty, and staff can report suspicious activity and crimes while remaining anonymous.
If you have witnessed a crime, or if you know of a crime that was committed or will be committed, simply fill out and submit the form. A member of South Georgia State College will investigate the information provided. You will not be contacted unless you provide your contact information. All tips will remain anonymous.
This form is intended to assist Title IX coordinators at SGSC, and is not intended for crimes in progress or for emergencies. Dial 911 for those emergencies.
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT POLICY MANUAL
Phone: (912) 260-4375