Title IX Policies and Procedures

It is the goal of Harvard University to promote an environment that is free of sexual and gender-based harassment. Sexual and gender-based harassment is discriminatory, unlawful, denies respect for the rights and dignity of others, and is clearly inconsistent with the nature of an academic community. The University regards such behavior as a violation of the standard of conduct required of all persons associated with the Harvard community and such behavior is strictly prohibited. It is the intention of the University to take whatever action may be needed to prevent and correct behavior that violates this policy.

HKS Title IX Coordinators

Debbie Isaacson (students)

Suzanne Cooper (faculty)

Jennifer Goodman (staff)

Sarah Wald (at large)

The following links provide information on Harvard University’s sexual and gender-based harassment policy, procedures, and support resources:

Harvard University Title IX Office

Harvard Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy

Procedures for Complaints


Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution (ODR)

Sexual Harassment / Assault Response and Education


Through the SHARE website, you can connect with timely and confidential counseling, explore filing a complaint, contact specially trained 24/7 emergency services, and learn about engaging interim measures including academic, workplace, housing, or other support services — to help you continue to participate in all aspects of the Harvard community.

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