Some NIU employees must report sexual misconduct to the Title IX coordinator, who then contacts the survivor. It's important to understand if someone is a responsible employee before you speak to them.
NIU takes a comprehensive approach to addressing sexual misconduct. In addition to providing information and support to survivors of sexual misconduct, our approach includes:
Ethics and Compliance Office: ensures that NIU follows Title IX guidelines and investigates alleged misconduct. Title IX is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.