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Equity & Title IX

Moving forward to address all forms of discrimination.

Welcome to the AU Office of Equity and Title IX

The Office of Equity and Title IX works to support American University’s commitment to guarantee equitable treatment and a welcoming working and learning environment for all. The Office of Equity and Title IX is committed to fairness and trauma-informed practices for all students, staff and faculty, and ensuring a transparent and equitable process for addressing and resolving matters of discrimination, harassment and sexual violence. The office is responsible for the implementation of the following two University policies: Discrimination and Non-Title IX Sexual Misconduct Policy and the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy.

For questions or concerns, you can contact the Office of Equity and Title IX by email at or by phone at 202-885-8080. The office is located at 3201 New Mexico Avenue, Suite 395.


If you are in need of immediate assistance, call 911 or call the AU Police Emergency Line at 202-885-3636.

Students can call AU ProtoCall Services at 202-885-7979 from any location to speak to a crisis clinician 24/7.


If you are not in immediate danger and need support, AU offers multiple resources, both confidential and non-confidential.

See Resources


To report an incident of discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct, access the form below. You may also use this form to submit a request for pregnant and/or parenting accommodations.

Report an Incident