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Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy Statement


Faculty, staff, and students

Policy Statement

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Policy Administration


The University offers a number of internal resources for raising complaints and issues related to potential discrimination and harassment or related retaliation, including the following:

  • Title IX Compliance Officer, 315-443-0211
  • Sexual Harassment Officer, 315-443-0211
  • Section 504 Coordinator, 315-443-9496
  • Chief Human Resources Officer, F. Thomas Rose, 315-443-1960,
  • Senior Vice President for Human Capital Development, 315 443 5525

In addition, individuals with questions, comments, or complaints may approach the offices listed under Policy Administration above.

Questions or concerns may be directed externally to Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202 1100; Customer Service Hotline #800-421-3481; Facsimile: #202-453-6012; TDD #877-521-2172;

Links to Procedures and Related Information

Amended: August 2005
Amended: November 2007
Amended: August 2012

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