What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law that states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities in federally funded schools. Title IX protects all students, employees, and other persons from all forms of sex discrimination.

Who is the Title IX Coordinator at UM-Flint?

Kirstie Stroble, Title IX Coordinator | FlintInstitutionalEquity@umich.edu
(810) 237-6517 | 234 University Pavilion, 303 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

Who else works in the Title IX Office at UM-Flint?

Karen Riptoe, Executive Secretary | FlintInstitutionalEquity@umich.edu
234 University Pavilion, 303 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

What does the Title IX Coordinator do?

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for the following duties and activities:

  • Ensuring UM-Flint complies with Title IX and other related laws.
  • Creation and application of university policies and procedures related to Title IX.
  • Coordination of implementation and administration of complaint procedures and investigations.
  • Working to create a safe learning and working campus environment.

How do I locate support services and resources?

The University of Michigan-Flint offers a vast array of student and employee services and resources. 

What is the Code of Student Conduct?

The primary purpose of the Code of Student Conduct is to assist the University of Michigan-Flint in providing an environment that supports the educational process and the well-being and safety of the campus community.