The right to free expression and inquiry

  • You can state your opinions and ask questions
  • A student shall have the right to participate in a free exchange of ideas
  • The right to participate in all areas and activities of the University, free from any form of discrimination, including harassment

The right to pursue your educational goals

You cannot be discriminated against based on:

  • age
  • color
  • creed (a belief, particularly a religious one)
  • disability
  • gender identity
  • genetic information
  • national origin
  • pregnancy
  • race
  • religion
  • sex/gender
  • sexual orientation
  • U.S. veteran status

Students living with disabilities have right afforded to them through the Americans with Disabilities Act

The right to privacy and confidentiality of records

Laws protect the privacy of students by providing them with certain rights regarding specified records

Disciplinary records are covered by this Act and, therefore, are available to the student for inspection

The right to be heard and given due process and receive equitable and fair resolution

Each student subject to disciplinary action arising from violations of University Policy shall be assured a fundamentally fair process

Tiger Responsibilities

  • The responsibility to be fully acquainted with the published University Student Rules and to comply with them, as well as federal, state, and local laws
  • The responsibility to respect the human rights, dignity, and worth of every individual in the College community
  • The responsibility to maintain a level of behavior which is consistent in supporting the learning environment

Do you need help, have a question or looking for information?

  • Tina Young

Director of Diversity, Inclusion, Title IX, Student Rights, and University Ombud

[email protected]


  • Jeff Wallace

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Human Services/Coordinator of Diversity

[email protected]


What is Title IX?

Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972:

“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.”

Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include any clubs, programs, sports, sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion of any student.

  • Tina Young

Director of Diversity, Inclusion, Title IX, Student Rights, and University Ombud

[email protected]


IW Security
Office: 319-385-6329

Student Development
[email protected]

Harassment Complaint

Local Law Enforcement
319-385-1450 (M-F 8:00 – 4:00)
319-385-3511 (after 4:00 PM)
911 for Emergencies


To report an incident, visit with a responsible administrator or complete the Reporting Document below:

Title IX Policy

Iowa Wesleyan University’s Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination Policy for all Students, Employees, and Third-parties.