Harassment and Discrimination Policy
St. Thomas University is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and secure work and study environment for all employees and students, and in which all employees and students are protected from harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation.
The following policies have been developed to help the University fulfill this commitment:
The resources outlined below have been put in place to help support university policies and processes related to harassment, discrimination, and violence. Each resource has a distinct focus, so employees and students are encouraged to review the Primary Responsibilities section for each to help determine who best to contact.
A “Quick Reference Guide ” has also been created to help employees and students navigate the Harassment and Discrimination Policy.
Harassment and Discrimination Policy Administrator
- To receive, review, and process complaints of harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation.
- To facilitate informal resolution processes.
- To act as a mediator to resolve complaints.
- To investigate cases of alleged harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation.
Harassment and Discrimination Officers
Primary Responsibility – To provide guidance to employees and students on matters related to harassment and discrimination that fall under the Policy.
Deans and Administrative Directors
Primary Responsibility – To provide guidance to employees and students within their scope of responsibility regarding resources and support services provided under the Policy.
Director of Human Resources
Primary Responsibility – To be a resource to all stakeholders within the scope of the Policy.
Other Available Resources for Students
The resources listed below are specifically designed to answer questions related to filing a complaint of harassment and/or discrimination.