Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment for all members of the University community and an institutional environment free from unwelcome and unwarranted prohibited conduct. The university strongly condemns all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking offenses.
Winston-Salem State University complies with the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all activities in the University's educational programs and activities. Title IX helps to foster a safe university environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors from sex/gender-based discrimination.
Consent is voluntary, informed, clear permission by word or action, revocable at any time to engage in sexual activity.
An individual who is alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sexual harassment.
An individual who has been reported to be the perpetrator of conduct that could constitute sexual harassment.
A document filed by a complainant or signed by the Title IX Coordinator alleging sexual harassment against a respondent and requesting that the institution investigate the allegation of sexual harassment
The University will make available supportive measures to the parties. Supportive measures are available before or after the filing of a formal complaint, or where no formal complaint has been filed. Supportive measures are non-disciplinary, nonpunitive individualized services offered as appropriate, as reasonably available, and without fee or charge.
Title IX Coordinator