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NMT Office of Student Life

Title IX Office

"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 接受联邦财政援助的项目或活动.


Notice of Non-Discrimination

Reporting Options & Procedures



Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex or gender in educational programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance.  Examples of programs and activities that are subject to Title IX include admissions, recruitment, 财政援助、学术项目、体育、住房和就业.  Title IX protects students and employees from sexual harassment, including sexual violence, such as rape, relationship violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct or gender-based discrimination. 科技是这些被禁止的行为或行为的统称 as sexual misconduct. 这些被禁止的行为也被认为是违反 New Mexico Tech’s Sexual Misconduct Policy that applies to all Tech’s students and employees.

New Mexico Tech’s Title IX Coordinator monitors and oversees the university’s compliance with Title IX and related laws in the prevention of sex harassment and discrimination. This includes the coordination of education and training activities and the response to Title IX complaints. 学生,教师,管理人员,工作人员,或其他谁参与 in Tech’s education programs and activities with questions, concerns, or complaints about sex/gender-based discrimination, stalking, intimate partner violence, sex harassment or other forms of sexual misconduct are encouraged to contact Tech’s Title IX Coordinator:

Title IX Coordinator

Peter Phaiah, Ph.D.
AVP for Student Life
Fidel Student Center 238
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-5953 Off.
(575) 322-0001 Cell.
Email: titleixcoordinator@kellymillerms.com 

Dr. Phaiah is available to meet with students or employees who need information or 关于基于性别、性行为不端和第九条罪行的指导. Normal office 工作时间是周一到周五早上8点.m. until 5:00 p.m. but appointments also can be made outside of these hours. 


Title IX Deputy

Randy Saavedra
Affirmative Action/EEOC Director &
ADA Compliance Officer
Cramer Hall 111
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-5005.
email: randy.saavedra@kellymillerms.com 
Webpage: l.kellymillerms.com/affirmative-action

Title IX Investigator

Theresa Kappel 
Fidel Student Center 261
Socorro, NM 87801
Phone: 575-835-6209
Email:  theresa.kappel@kellymillerms.com

For more information see 新墨西哥科技公司不当性行为政策 or Procedures for Reporting Incidents of Misconduct or Title IX Offenses below.


Recent Update

你们中的一些人可能已经听说了美国政府最近发布的新规定.S. Department 教育的公民权利办公室(OCR). Tech has initially modified its 新墨西哥科技公司不当性行为政策  accordingly and to be in compliance with, the Clery Act, Violence Against Women 法案(VAWA)和适用的新墨西哥州法律. 我们需要不断地合作 with many constituents to address those related issues that outside the scope or jusidiction of Title IX but that are still needed and will be covered by the NMT Sexual Misconduct 政策和学生行为准则. 科技仍然坚定地致力于我们的工作 in preventing, educating, and responding to issues of sexual misconduct and intimate partner/relationship violence.    

Related Policies and Procedures

The following policies and procedures govern Tech’s response to complaints of sexual misconduct and prohibited conduct:

Title IX Office FERPA Authorization

The 1974年的《威尼斯人app下载》, as amended (sometimes referred to as the Buckley Amendment), is a federal law that protects the privacy of education records of all students enrolled in schools beyond the high school level. 学校被要求维护这种隐私,主要是通过 限制记录的发布和对这些记录的访问. Under FERPA, education records are defined as records that are directly related to a student and are maintained by an education agency or institution or by a party acting for the agency or institution. 信息可以以任何方式记录,包括,但是 not limited to, handwriting, print, computer media, videotape, audiotape, film, microfilm, microfiche, and e-mail.

Any educational institution that receives funds under any program administered by the U.S. 教育部长受FERPA要求的约束. Institutions that fail to comply with FERPA may have funds administered by the Secretary of Education withheld. The U.S. 教育部有一个网站上面有关于 FERPA.

Students may grant the Title IX Office permission to release information about their 向第三方(包括父母、继父母等)提供的记录.) by completing the FERPA Authorization online. 请注意,您必须单独填写 each parent, family member, or other individual to whom you wish to grant access to information regarding your case.  Please click here to get access to the release form. 如果您没有理工学院学生帐户,请填写 contact titleixcoordinator@kellymillerms.com to obtain the form via email.  

Once completed and submitted to the Title IX Office, we will reach out to student 以确认授权已到位.  

Rights of the Parties

Complainant’s Rights Related to Sex-based Discrimination/Sexual Misconduct, Stalking, 关系暴力和报复案件

Respondent’s Rights Related to Sex-based Discrimination/Sexual Misconduct, Stalking, 关系暴力和报复案件


While the University encourages an individual who has experienced sexual misconduct to make an official report, whether the person chooses to do so, they are urged to seek appropriate help. 有许多资源和临时安全措施 students and employees on campus at NMT or externally in the community or region. Specific resources, either on or off campus for medical treatment, legal evidence collection, obtaining information, support, counseling, understand rights, and officially 举报不当性行为的方法如下: 

NMT性行为不端报告选项 & Procedures

NMT性行为不端报告选项 & Procedures- Spanish Vesrion

On-campus Emergency Resources:

On-campus Non-emergency Resources:

Off-campus Emergency Resource

Community Resources & Partners:



Training Information



要求对新员工进行不当性行为和第九条意识培训 (Spanish Version)






Articles and Information

Teen Dating Violence Can Lead To Homicide — And Girls Are The Most Common Victims (NPR, April 15, 2019)

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices (CDC)

Frequently Asked Questions

Employees' Obligation to Report Sexual Misconduct to the Campus Title IX Office

NMT负责任员工谈话要点 & FAQ


Investigations and Accommodations


Supervisor Obligations

Date Rape Drugs- FAQ

Miscellaneous Items



请联系NMT的第九条协调员 titleixcoordinator@kellymillerms.com  or (575) 835-5953 for more information.