non-discrimination

Non-Discrimination Notice Requirements

The regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, and the Age Discrimination Act all contain notice of non-discrimination requirements for private colleges and universities. 

Title IX (Students)

Prohibits gender discrimination in any educational program or activity that receives federal funds. 

Title VI

Prohibits discrimination based on race, color or national origin at any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Records must be maintained on racial and ethnic composition. Grievance procedures must be adopted and published, and the college's policy on nondiscrimination must be prominently included in announcement bulletins, catalogs, and application forms. 

Age Discrimination Act of 1975

Prohibits discrimination on the basis of age (minimum or maximum) at private institutions that receive federal financial assistance. 

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act of 1994

Reporting and Information Dissemination Requirements This law applies to a coeducational institution of higher education that Participates in any title IV, HEA program and Has an intercollegiate athletic program.

Title IX

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education. Though the law is most well known for its effects on collegiate athletics, it also prohibits inequities in curricula such as science or math, and inequities in facilities such as dorms and restrooms.