Nondiscrimination and Title IX

Nondiscrimination and Title IX – RISE

Respond. Inform. Support. Empower.

The Office of Nondiscrimination and Title IX is currently operating in-person and is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed on holidays). 

Reports can be filed under the "Report an Incident" link below.  

Director of Nondiscrimination and Title IX: Dr. Elizabeth Scott-Francis 
Email: OR
Phone: (212) 854-0037

*NOTICE*: Federally-Mandated Final Rule Under Title IX

Welcome Our New Director of Nondiscrimination and Title IX

We are excited to introduce Dr. Elizabeth Scott-Francis, the new Director of Nondiscrimination and Title IX. She comes to Barnard from Juilliard where she was Assistant Director, Office of Residence Life, and served as a member of the Title IX team. Dr. Scott-Francis will join the College in January.

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, 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 Director of Nondiscrimination and Title IX to handle all inquiries regarding its efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under these laws. The Director of Nondiscrimination and Title IX may be contacted as follows:

Elizabeth Scott-Francis
Director of Nondiscrimination and Title IX

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.