Policies & Guidelines

Below please find policies related to St. John's University:

Terms of Use for St. John's University Web Site

St. John’s University maintains this Web Site ("Site") to provide information to you about the University, its policies, campuses, facilities and educational and other programs. Access to and use of this Site are subject to the terms and conditions set forth below.

We are mindful that internet browsers are sensitive to issues of privacy, and we will take every reasonably precaution to safeguard the personal information that you provide us. You are never required to provide personal information, but if you do so it will be used only for internal University purposes, including to send you information about the University, respond to your questions and requests, evaluate applications, gather statistical information about prospective students and Site users, and other similar purposes. We will not provide your personal information to unaffiliated third parties.

We and third-party vendors use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics) and third-party cookies together to monitor and analyze web traffic that can be used to keep track of user behavior and demographics. Users may opt-out of Google Analytics by changing their Ads Settings or by downloading and installing the Opt-out Browser Add-on.

The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property in this site are owned by St. John's University or a third party who has granted the University permission to use them in this Site. You are strictly prohibited from using any such intellectual property without the express written permission of its owner.

We make every reasonable attempt to ensure that all the information on the Site is accurate and up to date. Nevertheless, we make no representations or warranties, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained in the Site or in any site linked to or from the Site. St. John's University reserves the right to change the programs, policies and services described in this Site at any time without notice, and we will not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the materials in this Site.

For your convenience we provide links to other non-University sites. These links are for informational purposes only. St. John's University is not responsible for the content of these sites, and providing links to other sites does not necessarily mean that the University endorses or approves of the entities operating those sites.

If you have questions or comments about these Terms and Conditions or the Site in general, please send an e-mail to [email protected].

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity 

St. John’s University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender or sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status, alienage or citizenship status, disability, genetic predisposition, caregiver status, pregnancy, sexual and reproductive health decisions, status as a victim of domestic violence/sex offense/stalking, status in the uniformed services of the United States (including veteran status), arrest or conviction record, credit history, salary history, unemployment status or any other basis prohibited by law in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Amendments Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle student inquiries regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Amendments Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and related statutes and regulations: Jason Luchs, Associate Director of Disability Services in Marillac Hall, Room 134, phone 718-990-6867 and email [email protected].

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and to serve as the Title IX coordinator for purposes of overall campus compliance: Danielle Haynes, Director of Equal Opportunity, Compliance and Title IX, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, [email protected] or [email protected], 718-990-2660.  

The following person has been designated deputy Title IX coordinator for the Office of Student Life: Jackie Lochrie, Associate Dean for Student Services, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, [email protected]; 718-990-6568.

The following person has been designated deputy Title IX coordinator for Athletics: Kristin Quinn, Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Women Administrator, [email protected],718-990-6736.

Inquiries concerning the application of anti-discrimination laws may be referred to the Title IX coordinators or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education. For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the U.S. Department of Education office that serves your area, or call 1(800) 421-3481.

Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures

The health, safety, and well-being of all members of the St. John’s University (the “University”) community are the University’s primary concerns. Consistent with the University's mission as a Catholic, Vincentian, metropolitan and global institution of higher education, the University abides by all applicable federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination in any educational or employment program, policy, or practice of the University.

In furtherance of the University’s mission, and in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”), as amended by the Violence Against Women Act/Campus Sexual Violence Act (“Campus SaVE Act”), Article 129-B of the New York State Education Law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State Human Rights Law and the New York City Administrative Code, this Policy prohibits all forms of sex and gender discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct; and the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities.

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