St. Edward’s University

Location: Austin

Students & Employees

Non-Discrimination Statement

St. Edward’s University adheres to all federal, state, and local civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and education. St. Edward’s University does not discriminate in

its admissions practices [except as permitted by law], in its employment practices, or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. As a recipient of federal financial assistance for education activities, St. Edward’s University is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that all of its education programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes [sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status].


Creating an Inclusive Campus

Supporting a diverse and inclusive environment is everyone's responsibility at St. Edward's University. We deeply believe in the dignity of every person and work toward ways to uphold a safe environment that honors and respects people regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, religious and spiritual beliefs, nationality, and other important identities, experiences, and perspectives.



Student Rights and Responsibilities

Students have the right to freedom from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, veteran status, ethnicity, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender

identity and socioeconomic status. St. Edward’s University considers freedom of inquiry and discussion essential to a student’s holistic (spiritual, intellectual, personal, physical, vocational and social) development. Thus, the university recognizes the right of all students to engage in discussion, to exchange thoughts and opinions, and to speak respectfully on subject matters appropriate to the mission.”

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