Title IX and Pregnancy/Parenting at CWU
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities and in employment, including parental status and pregnancy, as well as childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions.
- Discrimination Based on Pregnancy and Related Conditions: A Resource for Students and Schools
- Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students Under Title IX
- Know Your Rights: Pregnant or Parenting? Title IX Protects You From Discrimination at School
Student and Employee Accommodations
Central Washington University (CWU) students or employees may be entitled to support, protections, and/or accommodations based on pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or recovery from any of these conditions under Title IX and other federal and state laws.
For more information on accommodations based on pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or recovery from any of these conditions, visit our "CWU Student and Employee Accommodations" page.
Reporting and Addressing Sex Discrimination
Civil Rights Compliance (CRC) can assist CWU students and employees who believe they have been discriminated against based on pregnancy or parental status. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the University’s compliance with the federal laws addressing discrimination on the basis of sex, including parental status and pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions. Any complaints, questions, or concerns should be made directly to the Title IX Coordinator, Thomas Pedersen.
Use the Concern and Support (reporting) form to report sex discrimination and/or retaliation to the Title IX Coordinator.
Report a Sex Discrimination Complaint
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