Title IX Office

Title IX, passed in 1972, is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex—including sex-based harassment and bullying—as well as sexual assault in schools that receive federal funding. The Title IX Coordinator at RISD is Sydney Lake. She can be reached at 401 427-6919, in her office in Carr House or by email at

More information and resources can be found on RISD’s Title IX website.