Notice Of Non-Discrimination And Equal Opportunity

The University of the Arts is a supportive community committed to individual and artistic integrity and inclusion. We promote and respect self-expression, a wide range of ideas, and diversity in all of its forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which University community members are able to access academic, social, recreational programs and services, as well as opportunities for admissions and employment on an equitable and nondiscriminatory basis.

The University of the Arts does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information, in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University also prohibits acts of retaliation against those who report acts of harassment discrimination or who cooperate with the investigative process.

Sexual violence, sexual harassment, intimate partner/dating violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct are considered forms of sex-based discrimination and are prohibited by University policy and by law. For more information about the University’s response to incidents of sexual misconduct, including confidential reporting options, a reporting guide for faculty and staff, and resources and accommodations for those who have been affected by sexual misconduct, please visit www.uarts.edu/titleix. To make a report of sexual misconduct, contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator, Lexi Morrison, at titleix@uarts.edu or (215) 717-6362.

Note: All faculty and professional staff at the University are required to report any incidents of sexual misconduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator.

The University will promptly and equitably respond to all reports of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as it relates to protected classifications. Complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation may be directed to the University’s Title IX Coordinator and Diversity Administrator, Lexi Morrison, at lmorrison@uarts.edu or (215) 717-6362. Complaint procedures can be found in Appendix A of the faculty, staff, and student handbooks.

Inquiries regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and related statutes and regulations may be directed to David Thomas, Educational Accessibility Advisor, ADA/504 Coordinator, at djthomas@uarts.edu. To learn more about accessibility at UArts, visit http://www.uarts.edu/faculty-and-staff/educational-accessibility.