Syllabus Statement

Building a Culture of Care

Including a statement to your syllabus that informs students of the university gender equity policy can help foster a culture of awareness and respect on campus.

The office has provided this example for your use:

Gender Equity Syllabus Statement

The University of Florida is committed to providing a safe, productive learning environment free of sex-based discrimination and misconduct. Sex-based discrimination, sexual misconduct (including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and any other nonconsensual behavior of a sexual nature), and relationship violence are antithetical to the university’s mission and values, violate university policies, and may also violate federal and state law.  If you or someone you know has experienced sex-based discrimination, sexual violence, and/or harassment by any member of the university community, please visit to access information about university support and resources.  If you would like to make a report please contact UF’s Title IX Coordinator at (352) 275-1242 or by e-mail at Additionally, reports can be made through the Online Portal.