Sex

Federal & State Laws, Definitions & Resources

Students

Sexual Harassment

US Department of Education-Office for Civil Rights: Sexual Harassment Resources

Sexual Harassment is a form of sex discrimination under the law.

Pregnancy

Pregnant or Parenting? Title IX Protects You From Discrimination At School (Dept. of Ed-OCR)

Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy is also a form of sex discrimination.

If you are pregnant, you have a legal right to a reasonable accommodation if your pregnancy causes or contributes to a disability.

Faculty & Staff

Sexual Harassment

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment is a form of sex discrimination under the law.

Pregnancy

Maryland Commission on Civil Rights: Pregnant & Working Fact Sheet (PDF)

Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy is also a form of sex discrimination.

If you are pregnant, you have a legal right to a reasonable accommodation if your pregnancy causes or contributes to a disability.

Campus Resources

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion provides active oversight, coordination, and evaluation of the University of Maryland’s equity, diversity and inclusion activities; manages and tracks implementation of the Strategic Plan for Diversity; and encourages and supports the efforts of units to achieve their diversity goals.

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