Title IX

WHAT IS TITLE IX?

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any program or activity including, but not limited to Educational programs or activities, e.g., student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, admissions, recruitment, financial aid, etc.

We encourage students to go through the Title IX training offered below if you have not yet done so to further your understanding of Title IX.


UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES UNDER TITLE IX

SEXUAL HARASSMENT (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

STALKING (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

DATING VIOLENCE (including emotional, verbal, and economic abuse without the presence of physical abuse)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (including emotional, verbal and economic abuse without the presence of physical abuse)
 
RETALIATION (adverse employment, academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

TRAINING

We encourage students to go through the Title IX training offered below, if you have not yet done so to further your understanding of Title IX.

Title IX Training for Students

*If you have not yet completed the training, Crime Prevention for Students, it will also appear under this link.

Sexual Misconduct Policy

Sexual Misconduct Administrative Guidelines, with Definitions

VICTIM RIGHTS

Oakland Community College is dedicated to protecting and preserving the rights of crime victims. We are sensitive to the needs of all victims and will strive to provide assistance, access to vital information, resources and additional services.

Pursuant to Federal Title IX regulations, The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and the Michigan Crime Victim’s Rights Act, the Department of Public Safety will not impede, to any alleged victim of any crime of violence, the results of any disciplinary proceeding conducted by the College against the perpetrator of the crime directly related to the victim. The College will aid and assist any victim in pursuing information for which they are entitled under the law.

Victim Rights Policy:

It is the policy of the Oakland Community College Department of Public Safety to comply with Title IX, FERPA regulations, and the Michigan Crime Victim’s Rights Act, PA 87 of 1985 (MCL 780.751).

Pursuant to Title IX and FERPA regulations, the Department of Public Safety will not impede any alleged victim of any crime of violence from obtaining the results of any disciplinary proceeding conducted by the college against the perpetrator of the crime directly related to the victim. Any victim requesting information related to their complaint shall be referred to the Title IX Coordinator.

REPORTING PROHIBITED BEHAVIOR

Members of the College community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a report with the College’s Title IX Coordinator or Investigator(s):

Mr. Jasen Witt
Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources & Title IX Coordinator
Bee Administration Center (District Office) Bloomfield Hills, MI
jmwitt@oaklandcc.edu
Phone 248.341.2026


Mr. Jahquan Hawkins, Dean of Student Services & Title IX Investigator
2nd Floor Administration Building B, Auburn Hills Campus
jchawkin@oaklandcc.edu
Phone  248.232.4405

Ms. Marikay Clancy, Assoc. Dean of Student Svcs & Title IX Investigator
2nd Floor, Building M, Orchard Ridge Campus
mlclancy@oaklandcc.edu
Phone  248.522.3699

Note: The Title IX Coordinator/Investigators are available during regular campus business hours. Please contact them individually for availability.


You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to the Public Safety Department:

Paul Matynka
Director of Public Safety (Interim)
1st Floor Administration Building B, Auburn Hills Campus
pjmatynk@oaklandcc.edu
Phone 248.232.4660

VICTIM RESOURCES

Teen Yellow Pages

A Resource Handbook for Campus Sexual Assault Survivors, Friends and Family

Campus Public Safety Office Locations

Auburn Hills Campus
G Building, Room G-101
2900 Featherstone Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2845
248.232.4599
Campus Map

Highland Lakes Campus
Student Center, Room SC-201
7350 Cooley Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48327-4187
248.942.3399
Campus Map

Orchard Ridge Campus
M Building, Room M-161
27055 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334-4579
248.522.3999
Campus Map

Royal Oak Campus
B Building, Room B-107
739 S. Washington Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067-3898
248.246.2699
Campus Map

Southfield Campus
A Building, Room A-205
22322 Rutland Drive
Southfield, MI 48075-4793
248.233.2999
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