Student Handbook - Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

This law provides that, "No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States...shall, solely by reason of their disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance...." Xavier University does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in its educational programs, admissions policies, activities, or employment opportunities and policies. The University's designated 504 Coordinator is Vice PResident Ivy Banks.

Students complaining of any type of discrimination or harassment outlined above are encouraged to bring them to the attention of the University:

  • 504 Coordinator, Ivy Banks, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, McDonald Library, Room 128, 513-745-3117 or
Other resources include: 
  • The Interim Affirmative Action Officer, Lydia Mays, Office of Human Resources, Alumni Center, Room 132, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-5400, 513-745-3638.