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Policies & Procedures

Nondiscrimination Statement

The University of Rochester does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law in matters of admissions, employment, housing or services or in the educational programs or activities it operates.

The University complies with all federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination based on the protected categories listed above, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination (including sexual harassment and violence based on sex) in the University’s educational programs and activities, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and sex-based complaints should be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, Morgan Levy, 20 Taylor Hall, 585-275-7814, Morgan.Levy@rochester.edu. Questions about compliance with Section 504 can be addressed to the University’s Disability Compliance Director, 36 Wallis Hall, 275-9125, l.vanslyke@rochester.edu.

Questions regarding the application of Title IX and Section 504 can also be directed to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) at its New York office at (646) 428-3800 or its national headquarters at (800) 421-3481; TTY: (800)-877-8339, or www.ed.gov/ocr.