Title IX is federal legislation from the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex and gender in education programs, including athletic programs or activities that receive federal funding. Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex or gender can include sexual harassment and interpersonal violence including: stalking, relationship violence, and sexual violence.

Belmont College is committed to ensuring equal access to education in an environment free from discrimination, including sexual harassment and interpersonal violence. Students, employees, or visitors who have questions about policies, grievance procedures, and individual rights or would like to report an alleged incident of gender-based misconduct, can contact the Title IX Coordinator for support:

Jason Huffman, Title IX Coordinator
Phone Number: 740.699.3841
68094 Hammond Rd.
St. Clairsville, OH 43950
E-mail: jhuffman@belmontcollege.edu


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. This includes protection from sexual harassment.”

Resources and Support

On campus weekly Mondays: Noon – 4:00pm and Tuesdays: 9:00am – Noon and are located in office 1045 in the Advising Hallway. They are available to assist with mental health support, education and prevention.

Hotline: 800-695-1639
Hotline: 740-695-5441
Phone: 740-695-5441

P.O. Box 6764
Wheeling, WV, 26003
24 Hour Hotline:
24 Hour Hotline:
Phone: 304-234-1783
Fax: 304-234-8231
Email: uovsahc@yahoo.com

Jefferson County Chapter
Wintersville, OH
Hotline: 740-512-6092
Phone: 740-512-6092

Washington, PA
Hotline: 888-480-7283
Hotline: 724-225-3584