Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities which receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states that:
“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. . . .”
The Georgia Institute of Technology is committed to building and maintaining a diverse community to reflect human diversity and improve opportunities for all. The Institute is committed to equal opportunity and eliminating discrimination. This commitment is both a moral imperative consistent with an intellectual community that celebrates individual differences and diversity, as well as a matter of law. Georgia Tech does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admission.