California Baptist University is committed to providing a learning, working and living environment that promotes personal integrity, civility and mutual respect in an environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, which includes all forms of sexual misconduct. Sex discrimination violates an individual's fundamental rights and personal dignity. CBU considers sex discrimination and sexual misconduct in all forms to be a serious offense. Sexual misconduct includes but is not limited to: sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sexual violence and stalking by employees, students or third parties.
CBU does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities. This policy extends to employment with and admission to the university, as well as access to facilities, financial aid and courses.
Per Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."
Title IX Office
The Title IX office plays an essential role in helping ensure that members of the campus community are aware of the legal rights Title IX affords and that the university complies with legal obligations under Title IX. The Title IX office's responsibilities include:
- Overseeing and providing prompt, fair and equitable resolutions to all Title IX complaints and investigations
- Identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems related to Title IX
- Meeting with members of the campus community regarding issues related to Title IX and providing support and serving as a resource
- Coordinating training, education and communication pertaining to Title IX
- Ensuring that the university carries out Title IX responsibilities