Title IX

Reporting Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence

Bucknell University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in education programs and activities, admissions or employment. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, assault and misconduct. If a Faculty or Staff member becomes aware of an incident, they are required to immediately report the incident to the Title IX Coordinator. The University offers a number of resources for students who have suffered from sex discrimination, harassment, assault or misconduct.


Sexual misconduct and relationship violence reporting form

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What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities operated by recipients of federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, which encompasses sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct. Bucknell University complies with Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex in education programs and activities, admissions or employment. It complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

Supportive Measures for Students

Contact the Title IX Coordinator to request a supportive measure:

Samantha E. Hart, director Employee Experience Culture & Title IX coordinator
13 Cooley Hall

Training documentation

    Title IX Personnel

    From One Coordinator to Another training document

    Hearings in a Post-regulatory World training document

    Conducting Fair, Thorough and Trauma-Informed Sexual Violence Investigations

    Being an Effective Title IX Advisor

    A student can request a measure even if they choose not to move forward with an investigation. Measures include:

    • No-contact orders
    • Access to counseling services
    • Employment
    • Transportation
    • Academic flexibility
    • Residence hall reassignment

    Additional Reporting Contacts

    Bucknell Public Safety
    580 Snake Road
    570-577-1111 (emergency)
    570-577-3333 (non-emergency)

    Buffalo Valley Regional Police
    1610 Industrial Boulevard, Lewisburg, PA 17837
    911 (emergency)
    570-524-5151 (non-emergency)

    Faculty & Staff Reporting Requirements

    Faculty and staff members: If information regarding an incident of sexual misconduct or relationship violence is shared with you, you are required to complete the Sexual Misconduct and Relationship Violence Reporting Form within 24 hours of receiving the report. This information will enable the Title IX office to reach out to the impacted student and offer numerous resources and support options.


    The Title IX coordinator will try to protect the privacy and confidentiality of the individuals involved in any report of alleged sexual misconduct or relationship violence to the extent possible and allowed by law. The Title IX coordinator cannot guarantee confidentiality, however and must evaluate any request based on the University's responsibility to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment.

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