Supportive Measures, Interim Measures, and Remedies

There are a number rights and privileges afforded to those involved in a Title IX process regardless of their role as complainant, respondent, or witness. Any of the following measures are at the discretion of the Title IX Office and, in the case of an employee, in conjunction with Human Resources.

Supportive Measures

Supportive measures are intended to provide support for those impacted by a Title IX related event or investigation. There is no requirement to file a formal complaint. 

Examples of such actions may include, but are not limited to:

  • adjusting academic deadlines, course schedules, etc.
  • arranging in-class changes to groups, seating, etc.
  • issuing a no-contact directive
  • adjusting work schedule/location
  • providing campus escorts to and from locations
  • assistance reporting to law enforcement
  • assistance with financial aid appeals
  • ability to drop class after deadline
  • negotiated incompletes for a course
  • referral to external advocacy agencies

Interim Measures

Interim measures are actions taken while an investigation is in process. They are intended to be temporary and may or may not extend beyond the completion of the investigation.

Examples of such actions may include, but are not limited to:

  • adjusting academic deadlines, course schedules, etc.
  • arranging in-class changes to groups, seating, etc.
  • issuing a no-contact directive
  • restricting access to specific locations
  • issuing interim suspensions/administrative leave
  • adjusting work schedule/location
  • providing campus escorts to and from locations
  • “safe hours” – negotiated hours to access specific locations
  • safety plan – designated parking lots and/or walking paths on campus
  • on-campus housing relocation
  • negotiated incompletes for a course

Remedies

Remedies are actions taken after an investigation, or as a result of a prior Title IX event, to address negative educational impacts.

Examples of such actions may include, but are not limited to:

  • adjusting academic deadlines, course schedules, etc.
  • arranging in-class changes to groups, seating, etc.
  • safety plan – designated parking lots and/or walking paths on campus
  • ability to drop class after deadline
  • negotiated incompletes for a course
  • on-campus housing relocation

Last Updated July 12, 2021