For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
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 educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."
All educational institutions in the United States receiving federal funding are required to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity is charged with ensuring the Academy is compliant with Title IX. Complaints may be filed with either of the Title IX Coordinators listed below.
An informational pamphlet identifying the Title IX Coordinators and their contact information, complaint procedures and victim's resources is available in the link to below. A hard copy may be obtained from the Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity, Health Services, Athletics and Student Services.
Complaints may be filed in person with a Coordinator, hand delivered, emailed, or mailed with this Complaint Form.
The Academy's policy on sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, sexual assault and violence, stalking and domestic violence is contained in the state universities' Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Affirmative Action Plan. The Plan includes a summary of the statewide Title IX Policy and Complaint Procedures. The current, approved, Plan was adopted in 2014 and includes the statewide policy against sexual harassment and discrimination.
The Academy offers a variety of resources to those who have experienced or been affected by sexual violence, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, domestic violence, stalking, and retaliation.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights is the entity that is charged with enforcing Title IX compliance. Inquiries about these issues may also be referred to the U. S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921, telephone (617) 289-0111, fax (617) 289-0150, TTY (877) 521.2172 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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