Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) admits qualified students of any race, color, sex, gender, national, or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, nationality, and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Furthermore, UMHB does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of handicap in the recruitment and admission of students and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations.
UMHB is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. The university is a private institution and reserves the right to deny admission to an applicant for any lawful reason.
A student or applicant who claims to have been unlawfully discriminated against due to any university regulation or policy or the official action of any university employee should submit a written complaint to the designated coordinator for university compliance with nondiscrimination policies:
Susan Owens, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator, Sanderford Administrative Complex, 900 College Street, Belton, Texas 76513, (254) 295-4527, firstname.lastname@example.org
Title IX (Male/Female Equal Rights in Education)
Title IX is the comprehensive legislation passed in 1972 which is related to equal rights between men and women in education. It applies to all institutions or organizations which receive any federal funds for educationpurposes.
The intent of Title IX is to eliminate sex discrimination in admission policies, the treatment of students, andemployment practices. Institutions are required to establish a complaint procedure and appoint a Title IX Coordinator who will deal with inequalities and maintain equal opportunity polices.
The University of Mary Hardin Baylor is committed to maintaining a learning environment that is free from inappropriate conduct based on sex discrimination. UMHB takes allegations of sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and other sexually inappropriate conduct seriously, and strives to foster an environment free of sex-discrimination. UMHB wants to make sure that anyone who reports experiences related to such discrimination feels safe, knows her or his rights, and is aware of available resources and options.
Any student who has a complaint related to discrimination on the basis of sex or gender equality at UMHB is encouraged to contact: Susan Owens, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator.