This office is responsible for diversity and equity compliance initiatives and programs at Southern Connecticut State University. We provide support and advice to all university offices on recruitment and retention issues, sexual harassment prevention training, diversity, discrimination and harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title IX.


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Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

Southern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of age; ancestry, color; gender identity and expression; intellectual disability; learning disability; mental disorder; physical disability; marital status, national origin; race; religious creed; sex, including pregnancy, transgender status, sexual harassment and sexual assault; sexual orientation; veteran status; or any other status protected by federal or state laws. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Paula Rice, Director/Title IX Coordinator, Office of Diversity & Equity Programs, 501 Crescent Street, BU 240, New Haven, CT  06515, (203)392-5568,