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CSUSM Title IX/DHR COVID-19 Information

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  • The CSUSM Title IX/Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation (DHR) office will continue to operate virtually during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • If you have general questions, please email Crisella Caisip, Administrative Support Coordinator at:
  • If you would like to make a report or file a complaint, please email Gail Mendez, Deputy Title IX Coordinator/ DHR administrator at:

Protecting members of the campus community against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence and stalking. 


About Title 9

CSUSM does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus) that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX protects all people regardless of their gender or gender identity from sex discrimination, which includes sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.

The CSU prohibits:

  1. Discrimination, including Harassment, because of any Protected Status: i.e., Age, Disability, Gender, Genetic Information, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Marital Status, Race or Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Veteran or Military Status;
  2. Retaliation for exercising rights under this policy, opposing Discrimination or Harassment because of a Protected Status, or for participating in any manner in any related investigation or proceeding;
  3. Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking;
  4. Sexual Misconduct of any kind, which includes sexual activity engaged in without Affirmative Consent; and,
  5. Employees from entering into a consensual relationship with any Student over whom s/he exercises direct or otherwise significant academic, administrative, supervisory, evaluative, counseling, or extracurricular authority.