Title IX

TCC is committed to providing a safe educational environment free of all forms of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Sexual misconduct and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Tidewater Community College shall not tolerate sexual misconduct by any employee, student, group of employees, or group of students. The college considers sexual assault and sexual harassment to be forms of misconduct that undermine the integrity of the teaching, learning, and workplace relationships.


No student or employee should be subjected to unsolicited and unwelcome sexual overtures or conduct, of either a verbal or physical nature. All reported instances of sexual misconduct shall be investigated and TCC will provide a prompt, fair, and impartial investigation and resolution.

The following individual serves as the college’s Title IX Coordinator and is available to assist any individual who has questions or concerns regarding sexual misconduct:

Christine Damrose-Mahlmann
Title IX Coordinator
121 College Place, Suite 623M
Norfolk, VA 23510

Everyone has the right to safety. Sexual misconduct, which includes sexual assault and sexual harassment, can put severe roadblocks in your educational path.

In the event that an incident of sexual misconduct occurs off campus or occurred in the past, you may still receive assistance by contacting The Women’s Center, the Campus Dean of Student Services, a counselor at any TCC campus, or a community support agency.

The Women’s Center at TCC
Chesapeake: 757-822-5133
Norfolk: 757-822-1140
Portsmouth: 757-822-2161
Virginia Beach: 757-822-7363

Additional community resources

Response Sexual Assault Support Services

Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline

Relationship/Domestic Violence Support Services

H.E.R. Shelter

YWCA Women in Crisis

Genieve Shelter

Virginia Beach:
Samaritan House

Statewide registration of sex offenders (Campus Sex Crime Prevention Act)
The federal Campus Sex Crime Prevention Act require all states implement procedures to help ensure that sex offered registration information is made available to students and the general public.

Information concerning registered sex offenders located within the Commonwealth of Virginia may be obtained on the Virginia State Police’s Website