Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681) is a federal law that states “no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” The law expressly prohibits all forms of sex discrimination, which include sexual harassment, sexual assault and sexual violence. More information can be found on the online policy link.
Undergraduate Policies and Forms
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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 as Applied To Colleges and Universities
Congress passed Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in 1973. It is a civil rights statute designed to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was modeled after Section 504, was signed into law in July 1990, but most provisions did not take effect until January 26, 1992 and July 26, 1992.
Smoking and Tobacco Use Policy
This policy applies to all Pacific University locations and goes into effect May 31, 2015. The purpose and intent of this policy is to create an environment that is consistent with Pacific University’s commitment to improve the health and wellness of its community.
February 12, 2015
Title IX Staff and Faculty Concern Response Guide
The purpose of this folder is to help staff and faculty recognize symptoms of student distress and identify appropriate referrals to campus resources.
October 2, 2015