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Safety and Security

Annual Security Report

Clery Act Information Website

U.S. Department of Education – Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Tool

Daily Crime Logs

Any person may request to inspect the institution’s daily crime log for the most recent 60-day period. The log inspection is free of charge and available during normal business hours.  Portions of the log that are older than 60 days may also be made available within two days and include data from the last seven years.   The log contains all crimes that were reported to the institution that occurred within the institution’s geography and includes the nature of the crime, the date/time it was reported, the date/time it occurred, the general location and the case disposition.

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities, including sexual harassment at institutions that received federal financial assistance.

What is West Coast University’s view on Title IX?

West Coast University is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex. We pride ourselves to be a community of unique individual where we respect and embrace people’s differences, and we teach our students to respect and support one another and provide an environment free of sexual misconduct. We also promote safety that is conducive to student learning.

We take complaints and allegations of sexual misconduct very seriously and we provide an array of resources to help anyone impacted by sexual misconduct and need support. West Coast University has a Title IX Coordinator and Title IX Administrators and the Safety and Security Team are here to help anyone who has questions about the resources available.

Who do I contact if I have any questions about Title IX?

Valerie Mendelsohn, Title IX Coordinator
949-743-5765
vmendelsohn@americancareercollege.edu

Mandy DeJong, Title IX Administrator
949-783-4952
mdejong@americancareercollege.edu

Nina Khiev, Title IX Administrator
949-783-4826
nkhiev@americancareercollege.edu

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

All members of the educational community must be able to work and learn in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust. Proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equally opportunity for outstanding persons, the Institution strives to build a community in which each person respects the rights of other people to be proud of who and what they are; to live, work, and learn in peace and with dignity; and to have an equal prospect for realizing their full potential as individuals and members of society. This includes having an environment that is free from all forms of harassment and discrimination for everyone, including students, associates, volunteers, applicants, and members of the public. The Institution will take appropriate action to prevent such misconduct and any person who engages in such behavior and for whom the Institution exercises control.

The Institution is committed to maintaining an environment free from harassment and discrimination for everyone. The Institution prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance, or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), color, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), gender identity (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, national origin (including language use and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the United States is authorized under federal law), ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, age, protected medical condition (including cancer, or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), disability, political activities or affiliations, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault, or stalking, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Sexual misconduct is a form of sexual harassment, which is a form of discrimination and is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking also are prohibited conduct under Title IX, and are additionally defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.  These acts, as defined by law are expressly prohibited at WCU.

Training Materials Used to Train Title IX Personnel

Title IX Coordinator Training (June 20-22, 2018)  https://atixa.org/2020-regulations-requirement-posting-of-training-materials/#course

Title IX Coordinator, Title IX Administrators, Title IX Decision Makers, Title IX Investigators, Title IX Advisors of Choice, Title IX Appellate Officer Training (July 13-17, 2020)

Title IX Coordinator, Title IX Administrators, Title IX Decision Makers, Title IX Investigators, Title IX Advisors of Choice, Title IX Appellate Officer Training (August 12, 2020)

Title IX Coordinator Constructing the Live Hearing Process Training (September 16-17, 2020)

Title IX Advisors of Choice Training (October 2, 2020)

Title IX Decision Makers and Appellate Officers Training (October 29-30, 2020)

Title IX Policies

Sexual Misconduct Policy – Governing Students and Associates

Notice of Complainant's and Respondent’s Rights

What to do if you are a Victim of Sexual Assault

Off-Campus Resources

Contacting Public Safety by Campus

California, Texas and Florida Code Definitions

Report an Incident of Sexual Misconduct

Title IX Training

Click the link to access the tutorial. You will take a 32-question quiz when the tutorial is complete. A passing grade will earn a certificate of completion. Keep a copy of the certificate of completion. If you do not pass the quiz, you will be able to view the tutorial and take the quiz again. 

Click here to view tutorial

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