Proposed Regulations FAQs
What is the background on the decision by the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights to propose new regulations related to Title IX?
Will any University policy or process change at the University of Chicago during this time?
What is the University response to these proposed regulations?
What is the rule-making process as it relates to the proposed regulations?
The rule-making process allows for a notice and comment period for 60 days so that individuals can review the proposed regulations and provide written responses/questions to those proposed regulations. The deadline for comments on the proposed regulations is January 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET.
What will the Department of Education do with those comments?
What is the timeline for the finalization of the regulations?
There is no defined timeline following the notice/comment deadline of January 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The Department of Education will review the comments, and may modify, withdraw, hold, or issue the regulations as proposed. The proposed regulations are unlikely to be finalized prior to Summer 2019.