Sexual Harassment and Title IX
The procedures of North Georgia Technical College are established for all employees and
students to be able to enjoy a work and educational environment that is free from all forms of
discrimination, including sexual harassment. North Georgia Technical College follows TCSG
procedure regarding student conduct codes and unlawful harassment and discrimination of
The U.S. Department of Education defines sexual harassment as verbal or physical conduct of a
sexual nature imposed on the basis of sex, by an employee or student that denies limits, provides
different, or conditions the provision of aid, benefits, services, or treatment protected under Title
IX. Prohibited conduct is that which:
- Is sexually motivated or of a sexual nature when that conduct creates an intimidating,
hostile, or offensive environment.
- Is used as a factor in employment or academic decision.
- Unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or academic performance.
Sexual harassment is an unlawful practice under federal law and is a form of discrimination that
is specifically prohibited at North Georgia Technical College. Any student or employee who
violates this procedure will be subject to disciplinary action.
Anyone believing they have been harassed sexually should report it immediately to the Equity
Coordinator at (706) 754-7855. Any complaint of sexual harassment will be reviewed under the
college’s grievance procedure for handling complaints of discrimination. Information regarding
the grievance procedure may be obtained from the Vice President for Student Affairs’ Office.