Yale University Policy Statements

Nondiscrimination/Title IX

The university is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment (https://your.yale.edu/policies-procedures/policies/9000-yale-university-policy-against-discrimination-and-harassment), and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individual’s sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; race; color; national or ethnic origin; religion; age; disability; status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era, or other covered veteran; or membership in any other protected classes as set forth in Connecticut and federal law. Inquiries concerning these policies may be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility, 203.432.0849; equity@yale.edu. For additional information, please visit https://oiea.yale.edu.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the university’s Title IX coordinator, Elizabeth Conklin, at 203.432.6854 or at titleix@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, 5 Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921; tel. 617.289.0111, TDD 800.877.8339, or ocr.boston@ed.gov. For additional information, including information on Yale’s sexual misconduct policies and a list of resources available to Yale community members with concerns about sexual misconduct, please visit https://titleix.yale.edu.

Security and Fire Safety

In accordance with federal and state law, the university maintains information on security policies and procedures and prepares an annual campus security and fire safety report containing three years’ worth of campus crime statistics and security policy statements, fire safety information, and a description of where students, faculty, and staff should go to report crimes. The fire safety section of the annual report contains information on current fire safety practices and any fires that occurred within on-campus student housing facilities. Upon request to the Yale Police Department at 203.432.4400, the university will provide this information to any applicant for admission, or to prospective students and employees. The report is also published on Yale’s Public Safety website; please visit http://publicsafety.yale.edu.

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

In accordance with federal law, the university prepares an annual report on participation rates, financial support, and other information regarding men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic programs. Upon request to the Director of Athletics, PO Box 208216, New Haven CT 06520-8216, 203.432.1414, the university will provide its annual report to any student or prospective student. The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) report is also available online at http://ope.ed.gov/athletics.