In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal, state, and local laws, Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) forbids discriminating or harassing conduct that is based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, membership in Uniformed Services, and all other categories protected by applicable state and federal laws.
This commitment applies but is not limited to decisions made with respect to hiring and promotion, the administration of educational programs and policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other College administered programs. Discriminatory acts of any kind are strictly forbidden.
Any member of the SUNO community has the right to raise concerns or make a complaint regarding discrimination without fear of retaliation. Any and all inquiries regarding the application of this statement and related policies may be referred to: Yolanda L. Mims, Title IX Coordinator, at 504-286-5357 or Dr. Donna M. Grant, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, at 504-286-5015. Complaints may also be made via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As set forth in our policies, individuals also may file complaints with administrative agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. The contact information is Office for Civil Rights, Dallas Office, U.S. Department of Education, 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1620, Dallas, TX 75201-6810. Call 214-661-9600 or e-mail OCR.Dallas@ed.gov.