Saint Joseph’s University is committed to complying with all applicable laws, supporting its own core values and taking steps to prevent harassment and discrimination. In the spirit of nurturing “…an inclusive environment marked by trust and enriched by a diversity of ideas, cultures and religious commitments,” Saint Joseph’s University holds all members of the university community to the standards of conduct outlined in the following statements.
Saint Joseph’s University Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation
As a Catholic, Jesuit University, Saint Joseph’s is committed to the just and respectful treatment of students, faculty, and staff. To this end, Saint Joseph’s prohibits unlawful discrimination against, and harassment of, its employees, students, or applicants for employment or admission on the basis of any characteristic protected by state or federal law. The prohibition extends to discrimination, harassment and retaliation by third parties visiting campus or participating in University-sponsored activities. more...
View our non-discrimination statement here.
Saint Joseph's University Sexual Misconduct Policy: Policy Regarding Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Exploitation, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, or Stalking
Saint Joseph’s University is committed to providing an institutional environment where all persons may pursue their studies, careers, duties, and activities in an atmosphere free of the threat of sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking for purposes of this Policy, this conduct may be referred to, collectively, as “Sexual Misconduct”. Sexual Misconduct directed toward students, employees or any member of the University community, including third parties, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, interferes with the expectation that all individuals at the University will learn and work in an environment that is free from discrimination. Sexual Misconduct, as defined by the University, may also constitute a crime. more...
To read more about our campus and non-campus sexual offense resources, please visit here.