University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) admits qualified students of any race, color, gender, national, or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, nationality, and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Furthermore, UMHB does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of handicap in the recruitment and admission of students and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations.

UMHB is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. The university is a private institution and reserves the right to deny admission to an applicant for any lawful reason.

A student or applicant who claims to have been unlawfully discriminated against due to any university regulation or policy or the official action of any university employee should submit a written complaint to the designated coordinator for university compliance with nondiscrimination policies Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Sanderford Administrative Complex, 900 College Street, Belton, Texas 76513, 254-295-4527, susan.owens@umhb.edu.

ANNUAL SECURITY AND FIRE SAFETY REPORTS

UMHB’s Annual Security Report and its annual Fire and Safety Report, as required by federal law, may be accessed on the University’s Internet site at http://police.umhb.edu/policies/clery-act. A printed copy of these reports can be obtained by contacting the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Campus Police Department at (254) 295-5555.

The reports include institutional policies concerning campus safety and security as well as statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes and fires reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus.

SEXUAL ASSAULT OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE

The University strives to create a campus environment that is free from sexual violence, sexual assault, or sexual harassment, all of which are prohibited by university policy and by federal law.  Detailed information about reporting crimes, sex offenses, or violations of the university’s policies on sexual harassment can be found in the Student Handbook [link] and UMHB’s Annual Security Report at http://police.umhb.edu/policies/clery-act