Affirmative Action Policy Statement
The Affirmative Action Policy of Pace University is adopted pursuant to its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity for all minorities and women, which specifically pledges the University to a policy of nondiscrimination toward any person in employment or in any of its programs because of race, color, religion, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, sex or marital status. Pace University admits, and will continue to admit, qualified students of any race, color, religion, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, sex or marital status, to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not, and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, sex or marital status, in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
Persons who believe that their rights or privileges have not been respected or have been violated under the policy may address their concerns or claims by contacting Pace University’s Executive Director of Title IX Compliance and Title IX Coordinator, Bernard Dufresne at (212) 346–1310, 163 William Street, 10th Floor, Room 1017, New York, NY 10038. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and implementing regulations, as well as inquiries concerning the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator\Affirmative Action Officer or Assistant Secretary for Office for Civil Rights www.ed.gov/ocr.