Howard University has designated the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinator to oversee its Title IX compliance, including the investigation and response to all allegation of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, and gender-based discrimination, responding to inquiries concerning Title IX compliance, tracking incidents and trends involving Title IX violations, drafting and publicizing Howard University’s policies and providing training on preventing sexual harassment, including sexual assault, and gender-based discrimination.

If you have a complaint involving sexual harassment, including sexual assault, gender-based discrimination or if you have questions about the University’s policies or procedures in these areas, please contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator listed below.

Please Note: The Title IX Coordinator and the Deputy Coordinator are not confidential employees. While they will address your complaint with sensitivity and will keep your information as confidential as possible, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed. For confidential resources, please contact University Counseling Center and/or the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program


Candi N. Smiley, Esq.
Title IX Coordinator
Office of the Provost Suite 306
Phone: 202-806-2550
2400 6th Street NW
Washington, DC
candi.smiley@howard.edu