University Policy

Policy Information

The Office of Equity and Inclusion is responsible for compliance and education regarding a number of University policies.

Harassment, Discrimination, Sexual and Relationship Misconduct Policy

Harassment, Discrimination, Sexual and Relationship Misconduct Policy

The Harassment, Discrimination, Sexual and Relationship Misconduct Policy addresses incidents of:

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Mandatory Reporters Policy

Mandatory Reporters Policy

The Mandatory Reporters Policy identifies all faculty and all staff with supervisory or leadership responsibilities or responsibilities related to student welfare as mandatory reporters of concerning and disruptive behaviors, dating/domestic violence, discrimination, discriminatory harassment, sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking, and crimes. If a faculty or staff member gains knowledge of an incident of any such conduct, they must inform the University of the incident. 

Reports of sexual harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, or stalking, should be made to the Office of Equity and Inclusion. Reports may be submitted in a number of ways:

  • Electronically via the "Online Reporting form" button at the top right of this page
  • Email oei@creighton.edu
  • Call (402) 280-3189

Reports of crimes covered by the Clery Act should be made to the Department of Public Safety.

Reports of concerning or disruptive behaviors (students) should be made to the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life.

  • Office of the Vice Provost
  • Call (402) 280-2775 
  • Desiree Nownes - Senior Director, Community Standards and Wellbeing

 

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Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy

Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy

The Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy provides for the appropriate supervision of children and vulnerable adults who are involved in University-sponsored programs and programs held at the University, including the housing of children and vulnerable adults in University residence halls.

 

The policy applies to activities and programs taking place on Creighton’s campus, or under the authority and direction of the University at other locations, in which children and vulnerable adults will be physically present and participating.


Faculty and staff who are working with programs or events involving children and/or vulnerable adults should consult the policy to determine their responsibilities to those individuals and the university.

 

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Non-Discrimination Statement

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University's non-discrimination statement addresses this committed and provides information related to how issues of discrimination may be addressed.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Non-Discrimination Statement

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.

It is the policy of the University to make all programs and services available to individuals with disabilities. Inquiries concerning rights and responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should be directed to the Executive Director for the Office of Equity and Inclusion (see below). To obtain information on accessibility of buildings and programs or to report problems of accessibility, please contact Human Resources (for employees), Schneider Hall or by telephone 402.280.2709 or Office of Disability Accommodations (for students), Old Gym 437 or by telephone 402.280.2166.

The following person has been designated to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the University's non-discrimination policies:

Ms. Allison Taylor
Executive Director
Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Coordinator
Creighton University
Office of Equity and Inclusion
Creighton Hall Suite 340
Omaha, NE 68178
Phone: 402.280.3189 | Email: allisontaylor@creighton.edu   
Web: www.creighton.edu/oei
 
The United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces Title IX. Information regarding OCR may be found at www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html.