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Policy & Procedures

If an individual is navigating a situation involving discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence, they have many reporting options moving forward, ranging from formal to informal responses. Processes and procedures for filing complaints are detailed in the Anti-Discrimination Policy and Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Under Title IX, the grievance procedure must be both “prompt and equitable,” meaning it must be a timely response to discrimination and provide both parties equivalent rights during the investigative process. At CC, investigations are completed within 60 days and both parties are offered the same options. Both parties have the right to have relevant witnesses speak on their behalf, both have the right to appeal, and both are entitled to an advisor of their choice to be present during the investigation. If a student has questions about their options or the process, they can contact the Title IX Coordinator or may also speak confidentially with the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC).

The SARC can be reached in 219 Worner, x8101, or sarc@coloradocollege.edu.

Colorado College Policies

Gender-Based Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence Policy

Anti-discrimination Policy

Understanding the Title IX Process at Colorado College

Watch this video from the Student Title IX Assistance & Resource Team (START) on navigating the Title IX process at CC:

You may also review this flowchart to better understand the process once an incident occurs.

Incident Reporting Form
Click here to file a formal complaint:
File a formal complaint

Contact Information
Heather Kissack
Title IX Coordinator
(719) 389-6202
Spencer Center #101
830 N Tejon St

titleix@coloradocollege.edu