Title IX Reporting Responsibilities

As a member of the University community, you may be approached regarding an incident of sexual misconduct. If this occurs, it is important to listen to the individual’s concerns, offer support, and connect them to the appropriate resources. If you have Title IX reporting responsibilities, you should also contact a Deputy Title IX Coordinator as soon as possible to share the information you receive. 

Who has Title IX reporting responsibilities at Yale?

Faculty members, instructors, lecturers, teaching fellows, coaches, academic administrators, and others who have supervisory, advisory, or educational responsibility for Yale community members have Title IX reporting responsibilities. 

Not sure if you have Title IX reporting responsibilties or have questions about this obligation? Please contact a Deputy Title IX Coordinator to learn more.

What is the purpose of Title IX reporting responsibilties? 

Yale has designated certain Yale Community members as having Title IX reporting responsibilities so that individuals affected by sexual misconduct receive timely and accurate information about resources and options available to them. This reporting also helps the University track and respond to trends and areas of concern.

What Needs to be Shared with a Deputy Title IX Coordinator?

You need to report any incident or behavior that might fall under Yale’s definition of sexual misconduct: “a range of behaviors including sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, stalking, voyeurism, and any other conduct of a sexual nature that is nonconsensual, or has the purpose or effect of threatening, intimidating, or coercing a person.” For more details, see “Yale Sexual Misconduct Policies and Related Definitions”.

If the situation is an emergency, please call 911 or the Yale Police at 203.432.4400.

The Title IX Reporting Responsibilities guide contains a summary of general guidance and answers to frequently asked questions.

Are there other sexual misconduct reporting obligations that community members should be aware of?

Some individuals, known as Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) under the federal Clery Act, also have a responsibility to report certain crimes including sexual assault to the Yale Police Department without including identifying details. A CSA is defined by law as a member of the campus police/ public safety and security, any individual who has responsibility for campus security or an individual who has significant responsibility for student and campus activities.