1.5.1 - Non-Discrimination General Information
Xavier University is committed to promoting, maintaining and providing an inclusive and equitable environment reflective of our Jesuit Catholic identity. Xavier University does not discriminate in admission, educational opportunity, employment, programming or events based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military status, parental status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Xavier, we are committed to radical care of the whole person; discrimination and harassment violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Nothing in this statement shall require Xavier University to act in a manner contrary to the beliefs and teachings of our Catholic faith and Jesuit traditions or to diminish its rights as a religious organization.
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. 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.