Sexual Respect and Title IX

Washington and Lee University strives to foster a safe and healthy sexual culture. Mutual respect, communication, and a high regard for the well-being of others are examples of the characteristics expected of members of the W&L community.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is an all-encompassing federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the gender of students and employees of educational institutions which receive federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual assault. To learn more about your rights under Title IX or to learn more about options click here.