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Title IX

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 provides that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. 20 U.S.C. §1681

Title IX prohibits:

  • Gender Discrimination 
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stalking
  • Intimate Partner/Relationship Violence
  • Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Retaliation

Who is Title IX for?

  • Employees
  • Students

Title IX Regulations

Title 20 U.S.C. Sections 1681-1688

Dear Colleague Letter - Sexual Violence

34 CFR 106 - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance

Title IX Legal Manual

Non-Discrimination Policy

Trident Technical College does not discriminate in admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or pregnancy. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Trident Technical College offers access and equal opportunity in its admission policies, academic programs and services, and employment to individuals with disabilities. No otherwise qualified person will be denied access or opportunity on the basis of a disability.

Helen Sughrue is the college’s Title IX Coordinator for employees and students. The Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of sexual violence, sex/gender harassment, discrimination, and misconduct policy. Helen Sughrue can be reached at Trident Technical College, Bldg. 900, Rm. 202, or 843.574.6649. Please contact her to report any Title IX violations, or if you have any questions and/or concerns. 

Pam Brown is the student coordinator for the college’s ADA, Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), and Titles VI and VII (Civil Rights Act). Please contact her if you have questions or need information concerning the ADA, Section 504, Titles VI and VII, alternate communication methods, and services for students with disabilities. Pam Brown can be reached at Trident Technical College, Bldg. 410, Ste., 210J, or 843.574.6246 or TTY 843.574.6351.

College Policies



Title IX Coordinator

Helen Sughrue
Main Campus
Bldg. 900/Rm. 202

The college's Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct policy.

Title IX Incident Report Form