Campus Life / Local

Norfolk State is a Title IX community

Norfolk State University (NSU) is an institution built upon honor, integrity, trust, and respect.  Consistent with these values, NSU is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory learning, living, and working environment for all members of the University community.  NSU does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in any of its education or employment programs and activities.  To that end, NSU’s Title IX policy prohibits specific forms of behavior that violate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; and/or the Virginia Human Rights Act.  Such behavior also requires NSU to fulfill certain obligations under the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, Family Educational Rights and Privacy ACT (FERPA), and the Jeanne Cleary Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Cleary Act).

NSU prohibits Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, Sexual or Gender-based Harassment, Complicity of the commission of any act prohibited by this policy, and retaliation against a person for the good faith reporting of any of these forms of conduct or participation in any investigation or proceeding under NSU’s Title IX policy.  These forms of Prohibited Conduct are unlawful, undermine the character and purpose of NSU, and will not be tolerated.  Employees or Students who violate this policy may face disciplinary action up to and including termination or expulsion.  NSU will take prompt and equitable action to eliminate Prohibited Conduct, prevent its recurrence, and remedy its effects.

For more information on NSU’s Title IX policy, click here. Additional questions regarding Title IX may be submitted to the following employees:


Ms. Lisa Little

Deputy Title IX Coordinator (for employees)



Ms. Michelle Marable

Deputy Title IX Coordinator (for students)




It is the responsibility of every member of the NSU community to foster an environment free of Prohibited Conduct.  All members of the NSU community are encouraged to take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent or stop an act of Prohibited Conduct.  NSU will support and assist community members who take such actions