Policies

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Andrews University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

Reports of discrimination or harassment based on any of the above mentioned categories should be directed to the Office of Diversity, Michael Nixon.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and related statutes and regulations:
Carletta Witzel, disability services coordinator
269-471-6096, witzelc@andrews.edu

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and to serve as the overall campus coordinator for purposes of Title IX compliance:
Frances Faehner, vice president for Campus & Student Life
269-471-2679, frances@andrews.edu

The following individuals have been designated as Title IX deputy coordinators:
For complaints regarding students—Deborah Weithers, associate dean for Student Life
269-471-6684, rdw@andrews.edu

For student complaints regarding faculty or staff—Dennis Waite, faculty
269-208-2532, waite@andrews.edu

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, click here for the address and phone number of the U.S. Department of Education office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Student Handbook
The Andrews University Student Handbook outlines University policy regarding Services for Students with Disabilities as well as Student Rights:

Right to Learn
Right to be Free from Discrimination and Harassment
Right to Relationships
Domestic/Relationship Violence
Sexual Misconduct Policy
Right to Discuss, Inquire, Express and Petition
Access and Privacy of Student Educational Records (FERPA)
Right to Appeal/Grievance
Ombudspersons

Questions regarding these policies may be directed to the Student Life office.