Does the Title IX Final Rule apply off-campus?

The Title IX Final Rule can apply off-campus. The Title IX Final Rule will apply to any of the school's education programs or activities, even if these are off-campus. This will be the case whether it's in the post secondary context, say a college or university, and also in the K-12 settings. Title IX and the Title IX Final Rule can definitely apply off-campus. Whether it's a student, a teacher, a professor, a athletic coach, they all have to be mindful of the potential implications even if the alleged misconduct or sexual harassment took place off-campus.

It will be case-specific so having an experienced attorney advisor can help you navigate the process, understand what's appropriate and what should be taking place, and it can help allow for a fair process and a favorable outcome. They should be involved as early as possible in the process.

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