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Northwest Nazarene University

Non-discrimination Policy

Notice of non-discrimination

In accordance with applicable federal and state laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments, the University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law applicable to the University, in its education programs and activities, in employment policies and practices, and all other areas of the University. As a faith-based institution, the University is exempted from certain laws and regulations concerning discrimination. The University maintains the right, with regard to its lifestyle covenant, employment, and other matters, to uphold and apply its religious beliefs related to, among other issues, marriage, sex (gender), gender identity, sexual orientation, and sexual activity. 

The University will not tolerate discrimination, discriminatory harassment, or retaliation in any form. The University will promptly and equitably respond to all reports of discrimination, discriminatory harassment, and retaliation in order to take steps to eliminate the misconduct, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects on any individual or the community.

Inquiries or complaints about discrimination, discriminatory harassment, and retaliation may be directed to the University’s Title IX Coordinator:

Sheila Bryant
Title IX Coordinator
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, Idaho 83686
Phone: 208.467.8062
Email: sheilabryant@nnu.edu; TitleIX@nnu.edu

Inquiries or complaints may also be directed to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights:

The Office of Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 800.421.3481
Facsimile: 202.453.6012 TDD#: 800.877.8339
Email: ocr@ed.gov