NACUA’s Title IX Coordinator Training Online Course is a blend of self-paced and instructor-led modules. Once registered, students are able to view the pre-recorded webinars in the course modules at their convenience - at home, the office, or anywhere there is a connection to the Internet. Live classes will give students the opportunity to interact with their instructors. These classes will not be recorded. 

Fundamentals of the August 2020 Regulatory Requirements (pre-recorded webinars)

MODULE ONE:  Jurisdiction and Other Threshold Topics

  • Definition of Sexual Harassment
  • To Whom do the Regulations Apply? Applicability of Regulations to Students and Employees (Title VII)
  • When and Where do the Regulations Apply?
  • Implementation Issues
  • Required Institutional Response to a Report

MODULE TWO:  Formal Complaints, Investigations & Grievance Procedures

  • The Formal Complaint
  • Written Notice of Allegations
  • Dismissal of Formal Complaints
  • Advisors
  • Informal Resolution
  • Relevancy Determinations and more

MODULE THREE: Policy & Training Obligations

  • Dissemination of Policy
  • Elements to be Included in Your Policy
  • Policy Decision Points
  • Required Training


Class One: Definitions, Jurisdiction and Preliminary Matters – Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 1:00-2:15 p.m. ET

  • Important definitions, including the definition of “sexual harassment” for Title IX purposes
  • Title IX jurisdictional issues, including the scope of an institution’s programs or activities
  • The filing of a formal complaint
  • Mandatory and discretionary dismissals of formal complaints
  • Providing supportive measures, including to both complainants and respondents
  • Planning for and implementing informal resolution

Class Two: Conducting a Title IX Investigation – Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 3:00-4:15 p.m. ET

  • The applicability of the Title IX regulations to investigations when employees are involved
  • Conducting an investigation of a formal complaint
  • Ensuring impartiality and avoiding conflicts of interest, bias and prejudgment
  • Understanding relevance
  • Addressing conduct that violates other policies or policy provisions

Class Three: Hearings and Appeals – Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 3:00-4:15 p.m. ET

  • The role of advisors
  • Credibility determinations
  • More on relevance determinations
  • Establishing and enforcing rules of decorum
  • Weighing the evidence
  • Understanding and processing appeals

Class Four: Anatomy of an OCR Investigation – Thursday, May 18, 2023, 1:00-2:15 p.m. ET

  • What to expect
  • How to respond
  • Resolution options
  • Litigation

Class Five: Title IX Training and Policies – Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET

  • Audiences to be educated
  • Elements of good training program including regulatory requirements
  • Benefits and perils of trauma-informed training
  • Auditing training materials
  • Posting requirement
  • Developing and regularly revisiting policies

Class Six: Athletics Equity – Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 3:00-4:15 p.m. ET

  • Responding to allegations of sexual misconduct in athletics
  • Supportive vs. punitive measures
  • NCAA requirements through a Title IX lens
  • Update on athletic equity including the elimination of sports

A series of live classes will be offered twice per year (once during the fall semester and again during the spring semester) that provides in-depth coverage of a Title IX coordinator’s responsibilities and duties.  These classes will not be recorded.