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Non-Discrimination Statement

Consistent with its mission as a Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan institution of higher education, St. John's University abides by all applicable federal, state and local laws, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status and partnership status, disability, alienage or citizenship status, status as a victim of domestic violence, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status in the Uniformed Services of the United States (including veteran status) or any other characteristics prohibited by law. The University also abides by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities. The University’s policy of non-discrimination extends to employment opportunities, admission of students to its programs, and to the administration of its educational policies, scholarships, and loan programs, athletics and other institutionally administered programs or activities generally made available to students at the University.

Yael Wepman, Director of EEO, serves as the Title IX coordinator for the University. Ms. Wepman’s office is located on the Queens campus, at the Office of Human Resources, University Center, and she can be contacted at 718-990-2660 or wepmany@stjohns.edu. Jackie Lochrie, associate dean of student services, serves as deputy Title IX coordinator for Student Affairs. Her office is located on the Queens campus at Bent Hall, Garden Level-Judiciary Suite-17C, and she can be contacted at 718-990-6568 or lochriej@stjohns.edu. Inquiries concerning Title IX’s application to St. John’s University may be referred to Ms. Wepman. Inquiries may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.