Nondiscrimination and Title IX

Welcome to the Office of Nondiscrimination and Title IX

Barnard College is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. The Nondiscrimination and Title IX Office endeavors to work collaboratively across campus to further the goal that faculty, staff, and students be able to work and study in a campus community free from discrimination and harassment. As such, the Office provides outreach, education, supportive consultation, and response services to all members of the Barnard community. Dr. Elizabeth Scott-Francis serves as the Executive Director, Outreach & Response and Title IX Coordinator for the College. 

We are operating in-person on the First Floor of Elliott Hall
Monday through Friday (closed on holidays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 212-854-3362 (CARES Response Line; indicate you're calling to speak with the Title IX Coordinator)

How can we help you?

If you are ready to talk to us about a concern, you have the option to connect with us privately or anonymously, in person or in a virtual setting, to get support and learn more about your options, which may include filing a formal complaint. We encourage you to choose the pathway that feels most comfortable for you.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Notice of Non-Discrimination

In compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and other federal, state and local laws, and in accordance with our values, Barnard College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, caste, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, disability, or sex[1], gender identity or expression, in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or in its employment practices.

In addition, Barnard College does not discriminate on the basis of alienage or citizenship status, marital partnership status, military status, arrest or conviction record, predisposing genetic characteristics, caregiver status, or victim status for the following offenses: domestic violence, stalking, and/or sex offense, in its employment practices.

Barnard College has designated the Executive Director, CARES Outreach and Response & Title IX Coordinator to handle all inquiries regarding its efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under these laws. The Executive Director, CARES Outreach and Response acts as the Title IX Coordinator for the College. The Executive Director may be contacted as follows:

Elizabeth Scott-Francis
Executive Director, CARES Outreach & Response | Title IX Coordinator

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX, Title VI, Section 504, the ADA, and the Age Act may also be directed to:

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
New York—Region II
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: (646) 428-3800

[1] As a women’s institution, Barnard College accepts applications from those who consistently live and identify as women.