Nondiscrimination Policy
It is the policy of Widener University not to discriminate on the basis ofsex, age, race, national origin or ethnicity, religion, disability, status asa veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran, sexual orientation,gender identity, or marital status in its educational programs, admissionspolicies, employment practices, financial aid, or other school-administeredprograms or activities. This policy is enforced under various federal andstate laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended bythe Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination inEmployment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Further, incompliance with state and federal laws, Widener University will provide thefollowing information upon request: (a) copies of documents pertinent to theuniversity’s accreditations, approvals, or licensing by external agencies orgovernmental bodies; (b) reports on crime statistics and information on safetypolicies and procedures; and (c) information regarding gender equity relativeto intercollegiate athletic programs - Contact: Senior Vice President for University Advancement, Widener University, One University Place, Chester, PA19013, 610-499-4123. Comments or requests for information regarding servicesand resources for disabled students should be directed to: Director of Disability Services, Widener University, One University Place, Chester, PA 19013, 610-499-1266; or Dean of Students, Delaware Campus of Widener University, P.O. Box 7474, Wilmington, DE 19803-0474, 302-477-2142; or Dean of Students, Harrisburg Campus of Widener University, P.O. Box 69380, Harrisburg, PA 17106-9380, 717-541-3952. 

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination basedon gender in educational programs and activities that receive federalfinancial assistance. Such programs include recruitment, admissions, financialaid, scholarships, athletics, course offerings and access, hiring andretention, and benefits and leave. Title IX also protects students andemployees from unlawful sexual harassment (including sexual violence) inuniversity programs and activities. In compliance with Title IX, theuniversity prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex in employment,as well as in all programs and activities. The university’s Title IXcoordinator monitors compliance with Title IX and its accompanyingregulations. Individuals with questions or concerns about Title IX or thosewho wish to file a complaint of noncompliance may contact the university’sTitle IX coordinator. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for CivilRights (OCR) is the division of the federal government charged with enforcingcompliance with Title IX. Information regarding OCR can be found