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Office of Institutional Equity

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) prohibits discrimination with a basis on sex in any federally-funded education program or activity. Title IX affects almost every facet of JHU.

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance..."
20 U.S.C. § 1681

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on gender in educational programs which receive federal financial assistance. Programs and activities which may be included are: admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing and employment. Title IX also protects male and female students from unlawful sexual harassment in school programs and activities.

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Title IX Coordinators

Any student, faculty, staff member, visitor, or applicant for admission or education who has concerns about sex discrimination or sexual misconduct is encouraged to seek the assistance of a Title IX coordinator.

Assistant Vice Provost and Title IX Coordinator

Joy Gaslevic, JHU’s Assistant Vice Provost and Title IX Coordinator, oversees and provides leadership for the university’s Title IX activities and. Ms. Gaslevic oversees all Title IX matters, coordinates Title IX investigations and oversees the university’s education and training activities related to sex discrimination (including sexual violence). Individuals with questions, concerns or a complaint related to Title IX are encouraged to contact the university’s Interim Title IX Coordinator:

Joy Gaslevic, JD
Johns Hopkins University
Wyman Park Building, Suite 515
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

Phone: 410.516.8075
TTY: 711, MD Relay
Fax: 410.516.5300

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the division of the federal government charged with enforcing compliance with Title IX. Information regarding OCR can be found at: