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Title IX at JMU

The Title IX Office at JMU receives, responds to, and address all reports of sexual misconduct* involving members of the university community. Title IX also oversees and supports university efforts to prevent and eliminate sexual misconduct and other forms of sex- and gender-based discrimination. 

We Do This By
• Responding to individual incidents to provide support and resources to those who have experienced harm;
• Providing education and training to faculty, staff, and students focused on supporting a healthy, affirming community;
• Increasing overall community knowledge about resources and options; 
• Preventing re-occurrences and future occurrences by assuring that all members of the university community know what behaviors are prohibited and the options that exist for reporting and addressing issues of sex-based discrimination


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits sex- and gender-based discrimination including sexual misconduct in educational institutions receiving federal funding. *Sexual Misconduct includes sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, relational violence, sexual exploitation, stalking, and all other forms of misconduct on the basis of or because of a reporter’s sex, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity.

All students, employees, and visitors to campus are entitled to experience a learning, working, and living environment that is free from sex-based discrimination. JMU Policy 1340 Sexual Misconduct sets out the university’s commitment to providing a workplace and learning environment free from all forms of illegal sex discrimination. 

Title IX Coordinator

As the university’s Title IX Coordinator, Amy Sirocky-Meck serves as a resource and support for members of the university community disclosing instances of sexual misconduct. She provides an inclusive and supportive space to make a report, learn about resources, and consider options for moving forward. Amy treats all disclosures and reports of sexual misconduct with great care and confidentiality while also balancing her duty to provide for individual and campus safety.

Amy Sirocky-Meck
Madison Hall 4035
100 East Grace Street, MSC 7806
Harrisonburg, VA  22807
Direct Line:  (540) 568-5214
Title IX Office: (540) 568-5219


The Office of Equal Opportunity is responsible for responding to claims of sex- and gender-based discrimination that are not sexual misconduct covered under Policy 1324 and Policy 1302

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