South Texas College of Law Houston

Location: Houston

Students & Employees

Policy on Nondiscrimination

15. Policy on Nondiscrimination South Texas College of Law Houston adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in private institutions of higher education. The law school does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of:

● Race,

● Religion,

● Hearing status,

● Personal appearance,

● Sex,

● Pregnancy,

● Source of income,

● Place of business,

● Residence,

● Religion,

● Creed,

● Ethnicity,

● National origin (including ancestry),

● Citizenship status,

● Physical or mental disability (including perceived disability),

● Age,

● Marital status,

● Family responsibilities,

● Sexual orientation,

● Gender identity,

● Gender expression,

● Veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, and Armed Forces Service Medal veteran),

● Predisposing genetic characteristics,

● Domestic violence victim status,

● or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for

those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

This policy covers nondiscrimination in both employment and access to educational opportunities. Therefore, any member of the law school community whose acts deny, deprive, or limit the educational or employment access, benefits, or opportunities of any member of the law school community, guest, or visitor on the basis of that person’s actual or perceived membership in the protected classes listed above is in violation of the South Texas College of Law Houston policy on nondiscrimination.

Source: PDF page 18-19

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