Sep 19, 2018  
2018 January Session Bulletin 
    
2018 January Session Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Nondiscrimination Policy


Hofstra University is committed to extending equal opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status (characteristics collectively referred to as “Protected Characteristic”) in employment and in the conduct and operation of Hofstra University’s educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs. This statement of nondiscrimination is in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, the Age Discrimination Act and other applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination (“Equal Opportunity Laws”). The Equal Rights and Opportunity Officer is the University’s official responsible for coordinating its overall adherence to Equal Opportunity Laws.

Contacts and Resources:

For questions or concerns regarding Equal Opportunity Laws or other aspects of Hofstra’s Nondiscrimination Policy

Equal Rights and Opportunity Officer
EROO@hofstra.edu, 516-463-7310, Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, 101 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549.

Harassment Advisor
Director of Human Resources, 516-463-6859, HumanResources@hofstra.edu, 205 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

Procedures for resolving complaints of discrimination or harassment based on any Protected Characteristic

Hofstra University Harassment Policy,
Link: Harassment Policy
-and/or-
Freedom from Discrimination Policy
Links: FPS 12B, Freedom from Discrimination policy and FPS 12

For questions or concerns regarding the University’s efforts to comply with and carry out responsibilities under Title IX (nondiscrimination on the basis of sex)

Title IX Coordinator:
Jean Peden-Christodoulou, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, 516-463-6815,  200F Phillips Hall, Hempstead, NY 11549

Deputy Title IX Coordinators:
Jennifer Boscarino-Green, Senior Associate Dean, University Advisement, 463-4961
Jennifer Christ, Director, Multicultural and International Student Programs, 463-6795
Cliff Jernigan, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies, 463-4680
Cindy Lewis, Senior Associate Director of Athletics, 463-6748
Evelyn Miller-Suber, Director, Human Resources, 463-6473
Gary Miller, Executive Director, Career Center, 463-6869
Jennifer Skorzawski-Ross, Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs, 463-4680

Procedures for resolving complaints against students of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and discriminatory harassment based on any Protected Characteristic

Student Policy Prohibiting Discriminatory Harassment, Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct
Link: Student Policy Prohibiting Discriminatory Harassment, Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct

Disability-Related Issues

For students:
Director of Services for Students with Disabilities, 516-463-7075, SSD@hofstra.edu, 040 Memorial Hall, Hempstead, NY 11549

For employees:
Director of Human Resources, 516-463-6859, HumanResources@hofstra.edu, 205 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

Procedure for resolving disability discrimination complaints:
Hofstra University Harassment Policy; see link above.