Student Handbook

1.5.1 - Non-Discrimination General Information

Xavier University affords equal opportunity to all qualified students regardless of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, disability, political beliefs, marital status, military status, or genetic information. Discrimination against any individual on the basis of any of the above characteristics will not be tolerated. Retaliation against individuals for reporting discrimination, participating in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination, or for enforcing this policy is also strictly prohibited.

Violations of this policy by a Xavier student are addressed according to the Student Conduct Process and/or Harassment Code and Accountability Procedures. (https://www.xavier.edu/policy/hcap) Any student found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation may be subject to sanctions through the Student Conduct Process up to and including expulsion.

Discrimination and harassment complaints against Xavier employees are addressed according to the Harassment Code and Accountability Procedures. Any employee found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation may be subject to sanctions through the HCAP up to and including termination.

Xavier community members, visitors to campus, or third parties complaining of any type of discrimination or harassment by a Xavier student are encouraged to bring them to the attention of The Dean of Students, Jean Griffin, Gallagher Student Center, Room 302, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati OH 45207-2120, 513-745-3166. Xavier community members, visitors to campus, or third parties complaining of any type of discrimination or harassment by a Xavier employee or contractor are encouraged to bring them to the attention of Affirmative Action Officer, Jenni Dramis, Office of Human Resources, Alumni Center Room 132, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-5400, 513-745-3638. For more information about how to report a violation by a Xavier student, see Section 3.2 ("How to Report an Incident Believed to Be a Violation") of this Handbook.