University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis values the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce and is committed to compliance with applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender expression/identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or other protected class in its employment and educational policies and programs (including admissions, financial aid, athletics, or any of its educational policies and programs).
The policy covers reports, complaints, investigation and adjudication relating to matters involving discrimination and harassment including allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking against employees that are not covered under the University’s Title IX policy. This policy will be administered consistent with the University’s obligations under Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Violence Against Women Act, and other state and local non-discrimination laws. Persons are protected from retaliation for making good faith complaints and opposing discrimination and harassment or participating in internal or external proceedings. Sexual harassment as defined by Title IX is covered under the University’s policy against Sexual Harassment in an Educational Program or Activity (Title IX).
This policy applies to all faculty, staff, students, and others (guests, contractors and visitors) (herein collectively referred to as “Covered Persons”).
"Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence - Interim" (2020). Human Resources Policies. 14.