Title IX Laws, Policies and Procedures


Title IX is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational institutions.

Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 states in part: 20 U.S.C. Section 1681 Prohibition against discrimination. 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…(Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 - Title 20 U.S.C. Sections 1681-1688). Title IX prohibits Sexual Harassment and other Sexual Misconduct in educational institutions.

Colorado State Board Policy (BP) 3-120 and (BP) 4-120 Provides that employees and students shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation in employment conditions or educational programs or activities.

Board Policy BP 3-120 – PDF Board Policy BP 4-120 - PDF System President Procedure (SP)3-50b and (SP) 4-31a Civil Rights Grievance and Investigation Process System President Procedure SP 4-31a – PDF System President Procedure (SP)3-120a and (SP) 4-120a Sexual Misconduct Procedures System President Procedure SP 4-120a - PDF

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,600 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.