Notice of Non-Discrimination
政策的所有者: Office of the General Counsel
Chartered in 1899 and opened in 1902, Simmons is first and foremost an academic community whose goals include preparing students and other members of the Simmons community to be well informed, 开放的, and 尊重ful of the values and diversity of others.
Simmons is, therefore, committed to the following principles:
- We support equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons, based on each individual's qualifications and fitness, and we seek to administer our university policies without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, 性, 性取向, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, 宗教, 年龄, national or ethnic origin, socio-economic status, 祖先, 残疾, veterans' status or genetic predisposition.
- We strive to administer our educational programs and activities, as well as the employment opportunities we provide, in accordance with all relevant state and federal requirements and implementing regulations. 这包括, but is not limited to, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 第九条 of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Titles I and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, the Massachusetts Equal Rights Law (M.G.L. 93, Section 102 et seq.), Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, and Chapter 151B of the General Laws of Massachusetts, 修订的.
- We are committed to making our programs and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities, including our 在线/digital services and offerings. We recognize that in the virtual/在线 learning environment, technology-dependent teaching and learning processes may create unique and unanticipated access barriers. We encour年龄 individuals to contact us if an obstacle to access is found to exist. (See below for how to do so.)
- We seek to build and maintain a Simmons where the diversity of our community members is met with understanding, 尊重, 和鼓励, and where unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation by any member of the administration, 教师, 工作人员, or student body against any other individual will be investigated, evaluated and redressed. The University does not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of its employees or students or retaliation against those who report incidents of unlawful behavior or those who cooperate in the investigation of such complaints.
Reporting Sexual Harassment:
If you believe you have been subjected to 性ual harassment, as defined in Simmons’ Sexual Harassment Policy, please contact our 第九条 Coordinator, Sara Simberg, at (617) 521-3289 or (电子邮件保护). You may also report 性ual harassment to the University's 第九条 Coordinator 在线 或通过 EthicsPoint.
Students Reporting Discrimination or Retaliation:
If you are a student and you believe you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination or retaliation, please contact the Dean of your College or the Director of your Program. You may also report unlawful discrimination or retaliation via EthicsPoint. Students who believe they have been unlawfully discriminated against on the basis of 残疾 may file a grievance pursuant to the University's 申诉程序.
Employees Reporting Discrimination or Retaliation:
If you are an employee and you believe you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination or retaliation, please contact our Associate Vice President, 人力资源, 大卫Hollinden, 电话:(617)521-3812或 (电子邮件保护). You may also report unlawful discrimination or retaliation via EthicsPoint. Employees who believe they have been unlawfully discriminated against on the basis of 残疾 may file a grievance pursuant to the University's 申诉程序.
Reporting a Web/Online Accessibility Barrier:
We are committed to making our programs and activities accessible to all individuals.
For Advice on Whom to Contact about a Concern or Incident:
If you are unsure of where to bring complaints or concerns about unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation, please contact the Office of the General Counsel at 617-521-2768 or (电子邮件保护).